Suspects in custody following SWAT standoff in York County

Suspects in custody following SWAT standoff in York County
SWAT situation (Source: Dlugosz, Brian)

YORK COUNTY, SC (WBTV) - A SWAT stand-off near Rock Hill Monday night ended peacefully shortly after 7:40 p.m. and the suspects were taken into custody after they surrendered.

The situation happened on Catawba Church Road. Police and the US Marshals Office were attempting to serve a warrant for individuals wanted out of Wisconsin who barricaded themselves in a mobile home.

Two in custody following SWAT situation

The York County Sheriff’s Office Public Information Officer spoke to the media about the situation and explained that there was no danger to anyone living in the mobile park. Residents were evacuated from the area.

The suspects, a man and woman, were issued warrants for armed robbery charges from Minnesota and Wisconsin.

Springdale Road was closed at Beachwood Road as the situation got underway.

The York County Sheriff’s Office tweeted information for parents with children at Catawba Baptist Church Day Care, saying it was safe to pick up their children. During the lockdown, staff kept the children safe by having them sheltered in place.

The YCSO Negotiators & Aviation Response Unit also assisted with this barricade situation.

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