UPDATE: Suspect in custody after barricade situation at the Cosmopolitan


Police have taken the man into custody who barricaded himself inside a stolen car in the parking garage at the Cosmopolitan on Saturday. 

The incident began around 8:15 a.m. when the suspect attempted to steal the vehicle from the valet. 

The SWAT Team arrived at the scene because the man refused to leave the car, according to Lt. Mark Lourenco, Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department. 

Police took the suspect into custody around 12:30 p.m., according to Lt. Lourenco. 

The hotel and casino remained under normal operations. The valet is the only area of the property that was affected, police said.

The Cosmopolitan released the following statement about the incident:

At The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas, the safety and security of our guests and CoStars is our first priority. Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department is investigating an ongoing incident. We are cooperating fully with law enforcement officials and have no further comment pending completion of the investigation.

This is a developing story. Please check back soon for updates. 

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