Wayne police: Hostage situation resolved safely with 1 arrest

Situation on Hannan results in precautionary lockdown at nearby elementary school

By Halston Herrera - Web Editor
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CANTON, Mich. - Wayne police said one person was able to escape a hostage situation Monday morning that unfolded in an apartment complex.

Police said they surrounded an area in the 4300 block of Hannan just after 8 a.m. and evacuated residents.

The person being held hostage was able to get away and run to police.

The suspect, at first, refused to comply with police's requests to come out of the apartment -- but eventually surrendered without incident.

Nearby Walker-Winter Elementary School was put on a precautionary lockdown during the incident.

No injuries were reported.

Police haven't released any more information on the suspect or victim.

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