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Wendell standoff ends peacefully

Posted July 24, 2008
Updated July 25, 2008

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— Wendell police arrested one man as a result of a robbery Thursday afternoon.

Police said Drew Colucci told them he was going to visit a friend around 2 p.m. when he was robbed at gunpoint at 12 Griffen Drive.

Officers went to the home to investigate. Police took Kedrick Thomas, of 1 Joneswood Court, into custody. He is charged with armed robbery.

The Wake County Sheriff's Office Special Response Team (SRT) responded to the scene after reports that another suspect was still inside. They ordered the other person out of the house, but got no response.

Just before 8 p.m., SRT members went inside the home but found no one.

There were no injuries.

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  • Madman at the Wheel Jul 25, 2008

    Good job SRT! Thanks for going in anyway when you do not know whats on the other side of the door waiting!