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Police, SWAT take suspect int custody after hostage situation inside Colorado hair salon

Posted at 10:26 AM, Oct 24, 2018
and last updated 2018-10-24 15:22:50-04

Police and SWAT team members responded to reports of an armed man who had at least two hostages at a Colorado hair salon Wednesday morning.

Police were initially called out to the Hair Rage International salon in Boulder around 10:15 a.m. after a report that a man had a gun at the salon. Police initially said at least one woman was inside with the suspect but said just before 11 a.m. that there was possibly two women inside.

SWAT team members and bomb technicians responded to the scene and were on the phone with the suspect around 10:45 a.m., the Boulder Police Department said.

Police confirmed there were multiple hostages just before 11 a.m. and said the surrounding businesses were evacuated.

Updates from local Denver Channel 7 show the suspect being taken into custody without incident.