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No Suspect Found In State Street Stakeout

Posted on Thursday, March 28, 2013 9:54am

After a nearly 5 hour stakeout, Santa Barbara police did not find anyone inside a State Street gun store that was surrounded by SWAT officers.

The department responded to an alarm call at Far West Gun and Supply on the 2000 block of State street at approximately 5:30 am Thursday.  Officers believed there was the possibility of suspects holed-up in the building.  Streets in the area were closed to the public.

After a search of the store and nearby businesses, the incident ended with no suspect in custody.

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