Suspect in custody after standoff with Birmingham police officers Thursday


BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (WIAT) — The Birmingham Police Department has a man in jail this morning after a stand-off that lasted for hours.

It began Thursday afternoon as a robbery call on 83rd Place South. The police investigation led them to Rome Avenue, where the BPD tactical unit encountered a barricaded suspect. They spent hours negotiating with the man before it all ended just before midnight without anyone getting hurt.


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