Police: Suspect barricaded himself in DeKalb motel room

- A man has been arrested at a DeKalb County motel after a standoff with police.

Officials say officers tracked down a suspect to the Efficiency Inn & Motel on the 3600 block of Flat Shoals Road in Decatur.

The man is accused of an earlier armed robbery of a Waffle King restaurant, police said.

When police attempted to apprehend the suspect, he ran into a room and barricade himself in.

After a situation that involved a SWAT team, the man turned himself in to police.

His name has not yet been released.

 

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