Fayetteville homicide suspect in custody after hours-long standoff

Published: Mar. 31, 2022 at 12:15 PM CDT|Updated: Apr. 4, 2022 at 8:24 PM CDT
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FAYETTEVILLE, TN. (WAFF) - A Fayetteville homicide suspect is in custody after an hours-long standoff on Monday.

U.S. Marshals, Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office and the Fayetteville Police Department assisted in the arrest of Robtavious Hawk, 26, of Fayetteville around 8 p.m. The standoff began around 6 p.m. at a home on Cherry Street.

More than 20 law enforcement officers surrounded the home which residents could hear officers on a loud speaker saying “come out.”

Investigators obtained a warrant for Hawk’s arrest last week. Fayetteville police say Hawk is connected to a homicide that occurred on Feb. 13 near Bellview Avenue and Robertson Street.

Hawk was transported to the Lincoln County Sheriff’s Department.

WAFF 48 has a crew on the scene gathering more information.

Active search underway for Fayetteville homicide victim
Active search underway for Fayetteville homicide victim(WAFF 48 Viewer)

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