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SWAT team enters Everett hotel after hours-long standoff to find no suspect inside

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UPDATE: Everett Police say the SWAT team entered the hotel about 9:45 a.m. and found no suspect inside. 

EVERETT, Wash. -- A hotel in Everett has been evacuated while SWAT teams try to apprehend an armed robbery suspect.

Police said they responded about 6:30 a.m. to reports of an armed robbery in the 2300 block of Broadway.

Investigators believe the man suspected of the armed robbery ran into a nearby motel. SWAT teams are in a standoff with the suspect.

The hotel has been evacuated. They were sitting on a nearby city bus to stay warm, police said.

Police believe the suspect is in a hotel room, but they are not certain. The victim reported the man has a pistol, but she was not injured.

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