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Police standoff in Security-Widefield area

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. -- Monday morning just before 4, El Paso County Deputies and Fountain Police were dispatched to a reported armed robbery.

Officers responded to a standoff with a barricaded armed suspect in the 6400 block of Highway 85 in Fountain. 

The suspect fled the scene before officers arrived and later barricaded himself inside a home in Security-Widefield in the 100 block of Fordham Street between Grinnell and Highway 85-87.

Residents in the area were told to secure their homes and stay away from doors and windows. 

The El Paso County Sheriff Tactical group was called to assist, and the suspect was later taken into custody.

The Fountain Police Department tells KRDO detectives are working on finding out more details.

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