Jul 1, 2015 8:13 PM by News Staff
Officials say an eight hour SWAT standoff at a Chico home on Chestnut Street has ended with two alleged armed robbers in custody.
The initial robbery reportedly happened around 2 a.m. at the corner of 20th and Fair Streets. Police say the two men fired a gun during the robbery.
The subsequent investigation led officers to a home on the 1300 block of Chestnut Street around 4 a.m.
The Chico SWAT team and hostage negotiators responded and one of the two alleged robbers surrendered a short time later. The SWAT team entered the home around 12:30 p.m. and took the second man into custody.
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