SEPT 12, 2018
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
City of Montrose
Office of the City Manager
433 South First Street
Montrose, CO 81401
Contact: William Woody, Public Information Officer
970.240.1439 | firstname.lastname@example.org | www.cityofmontrose.org
Montrose Police Engaged With Barricaded Suspect
Montrose, CO – The Montrose Police Department Special Weapons and Tactics Team, (SWAT) is actively engaged with a barricaded suspect in the Holiday Inn Express hotel in Montrose.
At approximately 5 a.m. Wednesday morning a man entered the Holiday Inn Express located at 1391 South Townsend Ave. and demanded a room.
When the hotel staff notified the suspect the hotel was full, the suspect brandished a firearm and threatened the staff. The suspect then barricaded himself in a room near the lobby and the staff called police.
Montrose police officers have contained the scene and is working to resolve the situation. More information will be released in the coming hours.
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