SWAT situation unfolds at north Columbus Taco Bell, suspect in custody

It happened after the suspect ran into the restaurant after a robbery, according to Columbus police

COLUMBUS (WCMH) — Columbus Police SWAT responded to a Taco Bell on the north side of Columbus Tuesday afternoon.

It took place at the Taco Bell the area of State Route 161 near Maple Canyon Avenue.

The SWAT situation happened after the suspect ran into the restaurant after a robbery, according to Columbus police.

A sign on a nearby PNC Bank window states, “OFFICE TEMPORARILY CLOSED DUE TO AN EMERGENCY.”

State Route 161 is closed between Cleveland Avenue and Maple Canyon.

Police confirm a suspect is in custody. Video from Chopper 4 showed a person being placed into the back of a police transport van.

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