2 arrested in NKY SWAT standoff; third suspect still at-large

2 arrested in NKY SWAT standoff; third suspect still at-large
A SWAT standoff in Independence Monday night ended by midnight. More details are expected to be released Tuesday. (Source: FOX19 NOW)

INDEPENDENCE, Ky. (FOX19) - Two people have been arrested and police are still looking for a third suspect following a SWAT standoff Monday in a northern Kentucky community.

Police from Independence and Kenton County, along with the Kenton County Regional SWAT Team, went to the 700 block of Hogrefe Road shortly after 6 p.m. for a possible robbery.

Kenton County police say Edward Mashburn, 49, and Candace Sawyer, 50, were inside a home.

Mashburn and Sawyer, who had a BB/pellet gun, assaulted the victim and took several items from the home, according to a news release from police.

The victim managed to escape but police say the two suspects remained inside and refused to surrender.

Mashburn and Sawyer surrendered shortly after the SWAT team arrived and were taken into custody, according to the release.

Police say both Mashburn and Sawyer were arrested for Robbery 1st Degree.

An arrest warrant has been issued for a third suspect, David Wilson, 36, who police believe was involved with the robbery.

If you have any more information on this investigation you should call the Kenton County Police Department or Detective Brian Jones at 859-392-1952.

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