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2 arrested in Jonesboro SWAT team incident

© One of the people arrested in Sunday's incident © One of the people arrested in Sunday's incident
© © Markle Street © © Markle Street
 JONESBORO, AR (KAIT) – Jonesboro police and the SWAT team have arrested two people after an incident on Sunday morning.

According to the parole office, they were called out to the 900-block of Markle Street looking for a fugitive on a parole violation who was believed to be a high risk to people.

According to a neighbor, Jonesboro police officers were at the scene all morning. The names of the suspects arrested were not released. JPD could not confirm the reason why the second suspect was arrested.

We will continue to track this story and bring you the latest details as soon as they are released.

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