Standoff that caused evacuation at KCK apartment complex ends with arrest

KANSAS CITY, Kan. — An apartment complex near North 6th Street and Nebraska Avenue was voluntarily evacuated Friday afternoon as police work to coax a robbery suspect out of a home. At about 4:30 p.m. KCK police say that standoff ended with a robbery suspect taken into custody.

According to police, there were two suspects, wanted in a June 10th armed robbery at The Legends.

One suspect was taken into custody quickly while another reportedly barricaded himself inside since about 12:45 p.m.

Authorities said the evacuation was not mandatory, but residents were being evacuated at their request by police.

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Police are on the scene of a standoff with a robbery suspect Friday June, 23.