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All Clear After Report Of Hostage Situation At Henrico Motel

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HENRICO, VA—Residents of a motel in Henrico County's East End have returned to their rooms after police briefly evacuated the building following a report of a hostage situation.

Henrico County Police responded to the Econo-Lodge on Williamsburg Road for a report of a hostage situation.

Police arrived on scene and evacuated the motel just before 8 a.m. Monday.

When police made contact with the subject inside the room, it was determined the male was not armed and was not holding a female hostage, as previously reported to police.

Henrico County Police said the individual is believed to have suffered from a mental health event.

No one was injured in the incident. Stay with 8News for updates.

 

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