Local News

 

SWAT officers take suspect into custody in Sarasota

SWAT officers take suspect into custody in Sarasota

SARASOTA, Fla. (970 WFLA) – Sarasota Police say officers and SWAT with the department are working a sex offense investigation near East Avenue and 17th Street in Sarasota.

Police say right now 17th Street is closed from Lime Avenue to North Washington BLVD (US 301).

The suspect is believed to have a weapon, according to police, and officers are attempting to make contact with him at this time. 

Police said a suspect has been taken into custody without incident and the victim is safe.

Photos Credit Sarasota Police Department

 

More Articles