Hostage Situation In Atlanta-Area OVER; Suspect In Custody & Child Is Safe

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ATLANTA — Officers in South Fulton, Georgia were responding to a hostage situation Tuesday afternoon. A SWAT team was requested.

The scene was unfolding in the 5500 block of Twin Lakes Drive.

According to local media, a ‘small child’ is involved in the hostage-taking.

The suspect was later taken into custody. The child is also safe.

It was unclear what prompted the standoff.

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