UPDATE 8:15 P.M.:
Las Vegas police say four people were taken into custody before the barricade began. Once the barricade was cleared, it was discovered that no one was at the barricade. Roads are now reopened in the area.
Las Vegas police worked a barricade situation involving several robbery suspects in west Las Vegas on Saturday.
Officers were called to an apartment complex in the 9500 block of Tropicana Avenue, west of Fort Apache Road, before 1 p.m. after detectives located thieves wanted from an earlier robbery at a cell phone store.
Authorities urged apartment residents to stay inside and advised others to stay away while they worked the active standoff as the suspects were not wanting to exit the residence.
The large police response included officers from several agencies with travel lanes shut down on Tropicana Avenue.
SWAT arriving. A robbery occurred on the 700 block of Rainbow. Information led detectives to apartment complex 9500 block of Tropicana where suspects refusing to exit apartment. @KTNV pic.twitter.com/0wF1Be8BAD
— Cinthia Maldonado (@CinthiaKtnv) November 17, 2018