Hours-long standoff ends peacefully at Raleigh motel


RALEIGH, N.C. (WNCN) – The Raleigh Police Department said that a standoff Monday afternoon in the 3200 block of Maitland Drive ended without incident.

A department spokesperson told CBS 17 that just before noon a man closed himself into one of the motel’s rooms at the Raleigh Inn and refused to come out.

Police said there were no hostages but they evacuated people from the immediate area who could be in danger.

The suspect came out of his room and was taken to WakeMed for observation around 2 p.m.

There was no information on what led up to the man barricading himself in or whether he had a weapon.

All motel guests were allowed back into their rooms after the standoff ended.

No injuries were reported.

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