Five arrested in Spokane Valley SWAT standoff

Of seven people detained, five were arrested on Friday in a SWAT standoff at a Spokane Valley home.

Spokane Valley Police and SWAT team members surrounded the home near 17th and Bolivar, in search of suspects in a robbery that happened last week. Police were also serving a warrant for drugs.

According to police, at least two of the people arrested are robbery suspects.

Bolivar was blocked for about an hour while police investigated. Major Crimes has since taken over the scene.

Swat standoff near 17th and Bolivar in Spokane Valley is over. Working to get more info. #4NewsNow pic.twitter.com/jZW3rI5Y3A

— Kyle Simchuk (@KyleKXLY) September 28, 2019