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Standoff suspect caught in Sarpy County

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Posted at 12:38 PM, Apr 17, 2020
and last updated 2020-04-17 19:55:59-04

SARPY COUNTY, Neb. (KMTV) — Update:

The suspect is now in custody.

The Sarpy County Emergency Management System sent out this update as well:

ALL CLEAR! RETURN TO NORMAL OPERATIONS!
ALL CLEAR! RETURN TO NORMAL OPERATIONS! Suspect in custody

Previous Story:

This morning, police were engaged in a standoff situation with a suspect who attempted to flee police in a vehicle and ended up in a ditch. At this time, police are combing the area for the suspect.

The Sarpy County Emergency Management System sent this warning out to people in the area which includes a description:

LOCKOUT! LOCK THE PUBLIC ENTRANCE DOORS!
LOCKOUT! LOCK THE PUBLIC ENTRANCE DOORS!
Suspect from barricaded traffic stop at Town Center has escaped containment through sewers/culverts, whereabouts unknown, W/M, dark hat, dark hoodie, red tee shirt, may be wet.

This is a developing story. We will provide more information as it becomes available.