Possible hostage situation in Somerville

On August 4, 2010, in Latest News, by The Somerville Times

– Photos by William Tauro

By William Tauro

Somerville Police and NEMLEC SWAT team were called in late Wednesday morning for a possible hostage situation at 98 Elm and Cherry Streets in Somerville.
Streets were closed and sealed off as a safety precaution surrounding the Elm Street area for a half mile radius as hostage negotiators tried to talk the allegeded suspects out of the house to surrender.
Two alleged suspects were placed in custody while a third  remained in a standoff with police.

Police stormed the Elm street residence at 1:15pm and apprehended the final
alleged suspect.


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