UPDATE: Monday 01/30/2023 9:07 a.m.
(COLORADO SPRINGS) — FPD said just before 4 a.m. Monday, Jan 30, officers were called to a reported armed robbery in the 6400 block of Highway 85 near Fontaine Blvd. The suspect had left the scene prior to officers’ arrival, and later barricaded himself inside a home on Fordham St.
Fountain Police said EPSO Tactical Group was called to assist and the suspect was later taken into custody.
UPDATE: MONDAY 01/30/2023 6:45 a.m.
EPSO tweeted that law enforcement has resolved the situation and that people can resume their normal activities.
ORIGINAL STORY: EPSO: Barricaded suspect on Fordham St, stay inside
MONDAY 01/30/2023 6:28 a.m.
The El Paso County Sheriff’s Office is assisting Fountain Police Department with a barricaded armed suspect in the 100 block of Fordham Street in the Security-Widefield area.
At around 5:21 a.m. EPSO tweeted that they were assisting FPD with a barricaded armed suspect in the 100 block of Fordham Street near Fontaine Boulevard and CanAm Highway. Deputies advise the public to stay inside and away from doors and windows and to secure their homes. EPSO said they would send another notification when the situation is resolved.
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