Channel 4 reports a hostage has been released from a house surrounded by SWAT officers on Izard Street, but the hostage-taker hasn’t surrendered as yet.

UPDATE: A monumental waste of time and manpower (and tear gas)on account, police say, of a woman who made a false report about being held hostage to force a man in the house into giving her car keys.


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