11 hostages in Florida bank robbery case released: Police

Florida, United StatesUpdated: Dec 01, 2016, 04:53 PM IST
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Jacksonville (Florida) police said that the 11 hostages in the bank robbery case have been released and robbery suspect/hostage taker is in police custody.

A bank robbery turned into a hostage situation earlier in the day with shots fired in Jacksonville, Florida, the Daily Mail reported.

The robbery at the Community First Credit Union on West Edgewood Avenue was reported on Wednesday.

The suspect had threatened the 11 hostages with a handgun, ABC News reported.