Carjacking Leads to Roanoke Standoff

UPDATE: Police said two people were arrested in Roanoke after a standoff at Rodeway Inn.

Officers said the suspects were wanted for a previous offense originating in Lynchburg, but their vehicle was located at the motel Wednesday morning.

They said when the suspects refused to come out of the room, police called for back-up.

According to police, the suspects surrendered around 8:00 a.m.

This incident remains under investigation.

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Emergency dispatch says there are "7 or 8" regular police patrol cars at Rodeway Inn.

They were unable, at this time, to tell us about the nature of the incident.

However, police said there is no threat to the public to their knowledge.

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