Armed man takes hostages in a bank at the university campus in Alabama
An armed man entered a credit union in Tuscaloosa, Alabama, and took several hostages. The bank is located near the university of Alabama. The report of the american media. The lieutenant Teena Richardson of the police of Tuscaloosa, told Cbs News that the suspect armed, entered the branch of the Alabama Credit Union at 8: 30 about in the morning, before the opening, and it is thought that she intended to carry out a robbery.
Inside was a number at the time unknown to the employees, who were taken hostage, while there were no customers. The police has blocked the streets around the hotel and on site there are dozens of agents and, according to reports from Fox News, a team of Swat.
"At the time, the negotiators are trying to establish contact with the suspect", said still Richardson at Cbs. Video and photos of the area show the police with vehicles of military, armed, and a police helicopter flying over the area. Agents are also working to evacuate rapitamente nearby activities. The situation in the campus, instead of winter.
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