SPOKANE VALLEY, Wash. – Spokane County Sheriff’s Office is assisting the Department of Corrections in executing a search warrant at a home near Broadway and Farr in Spokane Valley.
Ness Elementary has been placed on a modified lockdown until the situation can be resolved.
Traffic was blocked in all directions in the area.
Authorities said Matthew Luu-Karbar, 29, had a felony warrant for 2nd Degree Robbery and refused to come out.
After multiple failed negotiations with Karbar, a SWAT team entered the home and found Karbar hiding in a makeshift cubby hole in the basement.
He was taken into custody with out incident.