PORTLAND, Ore. (KOIN) — A burglary suspect has willingly left a hotel room he barricaded himself in after negotiating with authorities in Hood River, officials said Thursday.
According to the Hood River Police Department, the 26-year-old man — who claimed to be armed — was holed up in a hotel room at 2429 Cascade Avenue. His name nor further information about the burglary in question has been released at this time.
A regional NORTAC team was called to the scene to assist.
The man was taken into custody and is being evaluated by a medical team, officials said.
Cascade Avenue is closed between Rand Road and 20th Street, the Hood River Sheriff’s Office announced in a Tweet. Avoid the area.
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