UPDATE: Hostage situation ends at Alabama Credit Union in Tuscaloosa; Suspect in custody

UPDATE: According to LT. Teena Richardson of the Tuscaloosa Police Department, the hostage situation appears to be over and the suspect is in custody.


TUSCALOOSA, Ala. (WIAT) — According to Lieutenant Richardson, there is a hostage situation at the Alabama Credit Union on Bryant Drive in Tuscaloosa, Alabama. It started at 8:30 a.m.

It is reported that one suspect is inside. FBI are on the scene and they have a negotiator there assisting.

The University of Alabama just tweeted out that “Local law enforcement and UAPD have responded to a robbery/hostage situation at the Alabama Credit Union located at 220 Bryant Dr. Bryant Drive is closed in the area, and we asking everyone to avoid the area.”

 

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