Police in Alabama Responds to Hostage Situation at Credit Union Bank
Police in the US state of Alabama is responding to a robbery and an active hostage situation at the Alabama Credit Union Bank branch.
WASHINGTON (Sputnik) — At least one armed suspect, who reportedly planned to rob the bank, has taken an unknown number of employees hostages at the Credit Union branch around 8:00 a.m. (2:00 p.m. GMT), CBS News reported citing Tuscaloosa Police.
Currently, the negotiators are trying to establish contact with the suspect, local police told CBS News.
The bank is located near a university, which is on lockdown.