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Suspect barricades himself in Waffle House ceiling

The suspect ran into the Fort Collins Waffle House after officers responded to a disturbance nearby on Thursday night.
Credit: Ted Treece

FORT COLLINS, Colo. — The suspect in a disturbance that happened in a vehicle in Fort Collins fled the scene and barricaded himself inside the ceiling of a Waffle House restaurant on Thursday, according to police.

Officers with Fort Collins Police Services(FCPS) responded to the disturbance Thursday night in the area near Interstate 25 and Mulberry Street, but the suspect got out of the vehicle and left before they arrived.

He was eventually found at Waffle House at 3850 E. Mulberry St., where he barricaded himself in the ceiling above the bathroom, according to FCPS.

Credit: Ted Treece

The Larimer County Sheriff's Office All County Hazard Response Team responded to assist because the Waffle House is in the jurisdiction of the Sheriff's Office.

Eventually, gas was utilized to safely take the suspect into custody, the FCPS spokeswoman said.

Credit: Ted Treece


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