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March 14, 2013
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Fernley standoff ends with 5 arrests

Five people have been arrested by Lyon County sheriff deputies after a standoff.

The suspects are suspected of robbing the Fernley Walmart on Thursday afternoon and barricaded themselves inside a residence on Wildwood Steet, according to KRNV TV in Reno.

Cpt. Allan Veil told the news station deputies and SWAT officers were on the scene. Deputy Albert Torres confirmed the end of the standoff at about 3:46 p.m.

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The Nevada Appeal Updated Mar 14, 2013 05:20PM Published Mar 14, 2013 05:20PM Copyright 2013 The Nevada Appeal. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.