Police respond to barricade near downtown Las Vegas
Published: Jan. 6, 2023 at 1:38 PM PST|Updated: Jan. 6, 2023 at 2:19 PM PST
LAS VEGAS, Nev. (FOX5) - Las Vegas Metropolitan Police are responding to a barricade near downtown Friday afternoon.
LVMPD said the incident began around 10:53 a.m. in the 1100 block of Stewart Avenue, near Maryland Parkway. Police were in the area looking for a wanted suspect and he was located. Police said the suspect barricaded himself inside an apartment.
Police couldn’t say what the suspect was wanted for or whether nearby residents have been evacuated. LVMPD said Stewart is shut down between N. 11th Street and Maryland Parkway, and the public is advised to avoid the area.
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