COBB COUNTY, Ga. (FOX 5 Atlanta) - Shoppers and employees at a Cobb County gas station were shaken but not hurt after a SWAT standoff inside the station ended peacefully.
SWAT teams surrounded the Texaco gas station in Austell Saturday night after reports of a man entering the gas station with a gun.
Police say the man began waving the gun around, scaring the customers out of the store. Employees were able to get out the back as well, leaving the man alone.
Riverside Parkway was closed and traffic and caused traffic in the area to be rerouted during the standoff.
Police were able to talk the unidentified man out of the store without anyone getting hurt. They say he made no demands during the standoff.
Cobb County police took the suspect into custody. They're trying to figure out why he took the gun into the store in the first place.