Deputies chasing robbery suspect briefly force hospital to shelter in place

A robbery suspect is in custody after leading sheriff's deputies on a chase that briefly caused a local hospital to shelter in place.

Deputies from LASD's Temple Sheriff's Station responded to a robbery at a location near the City of Hope Hospital in Duarte Tuesday afternoon. The suspect then ran from deputies.

Deputies chasing the suspect used the parking lot at the hospital as a containment spot. When more deputies arrived at the scene they asked the hospital to shelter in place. 

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According to officials, the robbery suspect was never on the grounds of the hospital. The shelter in place order was lifted shortly before 4 p.m.

The suspect was taken into custody. No other information was immediately available.