Three individuals wanted in an armed robbery are holed up inside a hotel in New Jersey Thursday, and negotiators are on the scene.

The situation is playing out at the La Quinta Inn and Suites on Route 3 in Clifton.

A source out of Passaic County Source confirms that county, state and Clifton police and SWAT and other agencies are on the scene.

It is being described as a stand off at this point.

They are communicating with and in negotiation with the suspects.

The hotel has been or is in the process of being evacuated.

The details of the robbery and related incidents are unknown, but there are reports that an off-duty police officer may have been the victim.