TUSCALOOSA, Ala. (WJHG/WECP)-- UPDATE: January 10, 2017 10:55 am
The hostage situation at a credit union in Tuscaloosa, Alabama, near the University of Alabama campus is over.
Broadcast reports say the suspect is in custody. No motive has been released. No one was hurt.
ORIGINAL STORY: January 10, 2017 10:20 am
Police in Tuscaloosa, Alabama, are investigating a hostage situation at a credit union near the University of Alabama.
It started about 8:30 am Tuesday. Multiple police and sheriff's office units responded to Alabama Credit Union on Paul Bryant Drive near DCH Hospital.
Police have closed off the area around Alabama Credit Union. According to Fox affiliate WBRC-TV, the CEO of Alabama Credit Union has said all of the employees at the credit union are safe.
The University of Alabama has sent out a tweet saying the area around the credit union is closed and people should avoid the area.
The credit union where the active hostage situation is taking place is on the outskirts of the University of Alabama campus. It's not too far from the UA law school.