Crime Police: Armed suspect holds girlfriend hostage in Detroit

03:20  31 october  2020
03:20  31 october  2020 Source:   radio.com

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(WWJ) A police standoff with a barricaded suspect is unfolding in Detroit.

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Police say the suspect, 42, is holding his girlfriend hostage as of 5:50 p.m. Friday in a house on Concord in the area of Van Dyke and 7 Mile. He has struggled with bipolar depression and schizophrenia for four years, according to police.

"He hasn't taken his medication in several days," Police Chief, James Craig said. "During the conversations, he became agitated. He shows confusion. He is delirious."

Craig says the suspect is armed.

"These are probably the most high-risk situations we can encounter," Craig said.

A shelter in place has been ordered for the neighborhood until further notice.

This is a developing story. Keep it tuned to WWJ Newsradio 950 on air, online and on the Radio.com app for the latest information.

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