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Man arrested after SWAT standoff at Escondido motel

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ESCONDIDO (CBS 8) - A San Jose man is behind bars, suspected of armed robbery, escaping a police chase and holing up in an Escondido motel.

It started just before 2:30 a.m. when the suspect, 26-year-old Domi Jimenez showed his weapon to the clerk at the 7Eleven on North Ash Street in Escondido. He made off with an undisclosed amount of cash, and fled in his car.

A chase got underway with officers. The suspect ditched the car and initially got away on foot.

Escondido police later located him at the Motel 6 on north Quince Street.

A SWAT team was called in. A search warrant was obtained and he was taken into custody.

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