Armed suspect possibly barricaded in Belle of Baton Rouge hotel room

2 months ago WBRZ 0

BATON ROUGE – An armed suspect possibly barricaded themselves inside a Baton Rouge hotel room Saturday after attempting to rob someone at gunpoint.

According to authorities, the suspect was barricaded inside a room at the Belle of Baton Rouge Hotel and Casino sometime Saturday morning.

Baton Rouge Police say the suspect was involved in an attempted armed robbery of an individual and police were following up on the investigation.

A BRPD SWAT team is on scene monitoring the situation. Three individuals have been detained in connection with the incident, according to Baton Rouge Police. 

This is a developing story. Check back for updates.