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Woman arrested after barricading inside Somers Point hotel

A woman is jailed after barricading herself inside a Somers Point hotel for nearly eight hours.

The Atlantic County Sheriff’s Office was trying to evict Shiryle Seyler when she tried to pour bleach on the officers and attempted to take one officer’s baton, according to the report.

The officers backed off and called in additional law enforcement.

Atlantic County SWAT members, along with officers from the Somers Point Police Department and Atlantic County Prosecutor’s Office responded to the Sonesta Suites on Somers Point-Mays Landing Road.

Negotiators talked with Seyler, whose last name is also listed as Shneider.

Just before 7 p.m., she surrendered, Undersheriff Mike Petuskey told BreakingAC.

“It was a peaceful resolution,” he said. “All law enforcement involved did an excellent job.”

Seyler, 59, was taken to the hospital for evaluation and then sent to the Atlantic County Justice Facility on a warrant.

She is charged with aggravated assault, disarming a law enforcement officer and violating an order of the court.

(NOTE: This story originally ran Aug. 4. It has been updated with the outcome and arrest.)

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