Officials: Robber In Custody After Holding 11 Hostages In Jacksonville, Florida Bank

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — Jacksonville Sheriff’s Office says bank robbery suspect in custody after 11 hostages freed from Florida credit union.

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Florida authorities say a robber is holding several hostages at a bank in Jacksonville, Florida, and that SWAT team members are on the scene.

Sheriff’s Office spokeswoman Melissa Bujeda says an unknown number of hostages are inside the Community First Credit Union.

She said that an initial 911 call indicated that someone may have been shot during the robbery Thursday, but the sheriff’s office has not been able to confirm that.

Police negotiators also are on the scene.

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