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Deputies blocking roads near the scene of the standoff (FOX Carolina/ Feb. 22, 2021)

HENDERSONVILLE, NC (FOX Carolina) - The Henderson County Sheriff's Office announced Monday afternoon that, "due to an ongoing law enforcement incident," drivers are asked to avoid the area of Willow Rd and Moore Street.  

"There is no threat to the public at this time but the roads will remain closed until further notice," deputies said.

Deputies later elaborated that the road closure was due to a standoff involving a wanted suspect, a negotiator, and the SWAT team.

Deputies said they went to the suspect's home on a warrant service and the suspect refused to come out of the home.

In an update just before 8 p.m., deputies said the incident has been resolved and the suspect is now in custody. 

All roads are back open.

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