SWAT Team Called to Hostage Situation in Schuylkill County
RINGTOWN — A hostage situation ended late Thursday afternoon in a neighborhood in Ringtown.
Officials tell us a man was visiting his parents’ home on Spring Street when he barricaded himself inside with his 2-year-old daughter around 4 p.m.
Police tell us the man threatened suicide and the coroner was called to the scene as a precaution.
The man has since released his daughter from the home she is expected to be OK.
There is no word if the man will face charges after the incident.