Man arrested in connection with East Virginia St. investigation



EVANSVILLE, Ind. (WEHT) – Police are trying to piece together an unusual story involving a possible hostage situation, stand-off, and an arrest.

The incident started around 9 a.m. on East Iowa St. when someone showed up at a house and told the people living there that they had been held against their will.

Police were called and went to a house on East Virginia St. where a brief stand-off occurred before two people surrendered to police.

Several hours later, police went to a home on East Florida St. in connection with the incident.

When they got there, another person surrendered.

Investigators have not released any names or said how the incident started.

Original story

EVANSVILLE, Ind. (WEHT) – Police in Evansville have responded to a house near the 1100 block of East Virginia St., after a person claimed she was confined and assaulted.

The alleged victim went to a house on East Iowa St. and reported that they had been held at a house on East Virginia St.

Police are waiting on a search warrant to enter the home.

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(This story was originally published on October 21, 2019)

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