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Man surrenders after nearly 17-hour standoff
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Man surrenders after nearly 17-hour standoff

Man surrenders after nearly 17-hour standoff

Man surrenders after nearly 17-hour standoff

Tulsa police were called to the Rest Inn and Suites near Admiral and Memorial Tuesday night around 10:30.

A man from Nebraska, with warrants for manufacturing automatic weapons, was inside and refusing to come out.

The S.W.A.T team was concerned about any possible weapons inside, so they closed a part of Admiral for several hours to keep drivers away.

Investigators believe the suspect, 49-year-old Rush Hembree, held a pregnant girlfriend hostage.

Police say he did some damage to hotel walls trying to escape.

Hembree came out of the room around 3:30pm.

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