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Bank robbery suspect surrenders after standoff at Clarksville motel

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The suspect was barricaded inside a motel room on the second floor. (WSMV) The suspect was barricaded inside a motel room on the second floor. (WSMV)
Police said the man robbed the Bank of America on Madison Street on Thursday. (Source: Clarksville PD) Police said the man robbed the Bank of America on Madison Street on Thursday. (Source: Clarksville PD)
Police said the standoff began around 2:15 a.m. (Source: Clarksville PD) Police said the standoff began around 2:15 a.m. (Source: Clarksville PD)
CLARKSVILLE, TN (WSMV) -

Police say a bank robbery suspect has surrendered peacefully after barricading himself inside a motel room in Clarksville for several hours.

Officers surrounded the Motel 6 on Wilma Rudolph Boulevard just after 2:15 a.m. Friday. A tactical unit and negotiators also assisted with the situation.

The suspect was believed to have been armed and was reportedly alone in the room during the standoff.

Law enforcement was communicating with the suspect, who was inside the room on the second floor.

The motel rooms closest to the suspect were evacuated as a precaution.

According to police, the suspect robbed the Bank of America on Madison Street just after 2 p.m. Thursday. He reportedly handed the clerk a note demanding money. It's not clear how much money was stolen. Police said the suspect did not show the clerk a weapon during the robbery. No one was injured during the incident.

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