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Unknown number of people barricaded in North Las Vegas home

An unknown number of people were barricaded inside a residence in the 5800 block of Palmilla Street in North Las Vegas, near West Tropical Parkway and North Decatur Boulevard, following a suspected robbery, according to Metro Lt. Andrew Kelvington.

Officers from Las Vegas and North Las Vegas police departments were at the scene Thursday morning.

The situation began before 3 a.m. Few other details have been released.

Metro spokeswoman Alejandra Zambrano said at 11 a.m. that the scene was still active, and that Metro initially responded to it as an “officer in trouble” call. She said detectives and crime scene investigators were dispatched to the scene.

Contact Marvin Clemons at mclemons@reviewjournal.com or at 702-383-0217.

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