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Florida hostage crisis ends: 11 rescued

By Vikas

A robber, who took hostages at a bank in Jacksonville, Florida, has been taken into custody. All the 11 hostages have been rescued, said Jacksonville Sheriff's Office.

Earlier the SWAT team had to be rushed to tackle the crisis at a Community First Credit Union on Edgewood Avenue West.

The near by area was evacuated while the SWAT team and hostage negotiators arrived at the scene, said reports.


Jacksonville Sheriff's Office had urged the media not to show the SWAT team entering the premises.

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