Police: Trenton Standoff Resolved, 3 Children Safe

By: Associated Press Email
By: Associated Press Email

Associated Press Release

TRENTON, N.J. (AP) -- New Jersey State Police say a standoff with an armed man at a Trenton home has been resolved and three children are safe.

State police Sgt. Adam Grossman also said early Sunday that the area is secure.

In a joint statement with Trenton police and county prosecutors, Grossman refused to say any more about the hostage standoff, including how it ended, what became of the gunman, or any information about the children.

The officer indicated that more details will be released at a news conference later in the morning.


Associated Press Release

TRENTON, N.J. (AP) -- Tensions appear to be rising at a New Jersey home where an armed man has held multiple hostages for more than a day.

Family members of a woman believed to be among the hostages in the Trenton home went under police tape and briefly confronted officers about the situation late Saturday afternoon. They're angry that the standoff has dragged on since Friday afternoon.

Trenton police have declined to give any details on the number of people being held, their ages or relationship to the armed man.

Police were called to the home before 3 p.m. Friday on reports that a man had barricaded himself inside.

Authorities said police entered the home and found the man brandishing a gun. Police retreated safely and called in a SWAT team.


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