A SWAT standoff in southwestern Ohio ended Wednesday after a person accused of kidnapping three folks was pressured out of a motel room with tear gasoline, Montgomery County Sheriff Rob Streck mentioned.
The incident started round midnight when a sheriff’s deputy positioned a stolen car in a Motel 6 car parking zone with a fictitious tag.
Police reviewed surveillance video that confirmed the suspect getting out of the stolen automobile with a number of folks about 24 hours earlier than the incident.
“At checkout time, we despatched a deputy and a maid in, and as quickly as we hit the door and mentioned maid service, nobody would reply,” Streck instructed Fox Information. “As we unlocked the door, three folks – two adults and a toddler – had been form of pushed out the door, and the door was slammed and bolted.”
The hostages mentioned they had been held towards their will at gunpoint, so a SWAT workforce was known as into the motel.
They tried speaking the suspect out of the room to no avail, so later within the afternoon, police fired teargas into the motel room to drive him out.
The suspect, who has not but been recognized by police, is dealing with prices of kidnapping, obstruction and receiving stolen items.