Standoff between Hartford Police and robbery suspect ends peacefully, investigation ongoing

HARTFORD– Police say they are investigating after a suspect in an armed robbery at a Rite Aid barricaded herself.

Police say the incident, which shut down a part of Albany Ave near Vine Street, has ended peacefully. The suspect, an unidentified woman, surrendered to Hartford police negotiators and was safely taken into custody.

There is no word on any injuries.

Police say that nearby buildings were evacuated out of a pre-caution.

The investigation into the robbery is still ongoing.

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