Lakewood SWAT situation ends with suspect in custody

SWAT situation resolved at a Lakewood hotel Friday afternoon. 9NEWS at noon 6/2/17.

LAKEWOOD - A man wanted on multiple warrants was arrested Friday morning after a standoff at a Lakewood motel.

Lakewood Police say it started when an officer spotted a stolen vehicle outside of the Denver West Inn at 7150 West Colfax Avenue.

When officers tried to speak to the man associated with the car, police say he ran back into the hotel. On the way, he dropped some ammunition and officers believed he may have had a gun in his waistband.

There were three or four people in the room with the suspect at the time, Lakewood Police say.

The man was taken into custody without incident and no one was injured.

He was wanted on charges for forgery, trespassing and theft.

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