MONTGOMERY COUNTY, Ohio (WDTN) – A man is in custody after holding three people against their will during a standoff at a motel with the Montgomery County SWAT team Wednesday.
The incident started at midnight Wednesday at the Motel 6 in the 1900 block of Miamisburg-Centerville Road.
Montgomery County Sheriff Rob Streck said deputies spotted a stolen vehicle in the parking lot and after making contact with someone inside the motel room, determined a man with a weapon was holding a woman, man and child against their will. Deputies were able to get the three people out of the room around 10:30 a.m. Streck said the suspect later came out of the room about 10 minutes after tear gas was used.
The suspect is facing charges of kidnapping, receiving stolen property, and obstruction of official business. Streck said the suspect is also wanted on several felony warrants out in Warren County.
The three people said they were kidnapped by the suspect, according to Streck. It’s not known at this time how long they were abducted. The man, woman and child were not injured.
This is a developing story and WDTN.com is working to learn more. Watch this space for updates when more information becomes available.