June 15, 2024


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Man taken into custody after standoff with police at Jersey Village hotel

A person who allegedly robbed a gasoline station in Jersey Village early Friday and then barricaded himself with two hostages within a resort place has been taken into custody, according to law enforcement.

The unknown gentleman was arrested all around midday and the two hostages ended up produced and unharmed, authorities claimed.

Jersey City police responded to reports of a theft all-around 2:15 a.m. at the Polar Convey Gasoline Station on the 8200 block of Jones Road where by they ended up in a position to get a nevertheless picture of a suspect from video surveillance, in accordance to a Jersey Village information release. Witnesses advised officers the robbers ended up noticed leaving the space on foot.

When canvassing the community, police spoke to a clerk at High quality Inn on 17550 Northwest Freeway who recognized the suspect from the photo and told officers they were being being at the lodge, authorities included.

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When officers tried to make call with the particular person in his home, he explained to them they required to go away because he experienced hostages, then fired 1 spherical in the place, law enforcement mentioned. He also broke a window and started pointing a gun outside the house toward officers before law enforcement fired a spherical at him.

Officers were being equipped to then make telephone get in touch with with the gentleman and verified that two hostages ended up inside of the area, law enforcement added. HPD SWAT and hostage negotiators have been then contacted and assisted on the scene.

Tries to access Jersey Village law enforcement Friday afternoon were not promptly returned.

No other information is obtainable at this time.


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