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Suspect Holed Up In Newark Motel Apprehended With SWAT Help

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Newark police were called to the Motel 6 at 5601 Mowry Ave. to assist the CHP in serving a felony warrant on a male suspect. (CBS)

NEWARK (CBS SF) — SWAT teams from Newark and Union City were called to a Newark hotel Sunday to help apprehend a wanted suspect, according to police.

Newark police were called to the Motel 6 at 5601 Mowry Ave. just after 8:15 a.m. to assist the California Highway Patrol in serving a felony warrant on a male suspect.

The suspect, whose identity has not been released, was considered armed and dangerous and was wanted for a violent crime.

The suspect failed to surrender, and SWAT teams were called in from Newark and Union City.

The suspect eventually surrendered peacefully to SWAT officers.

(Copyright 2012 by CBS San Francisco and Bay City News Service. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed)

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