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Hostage Released; Man Arrested After West Side Standoff

3/26/2012

Cortez Dodd
(IMPD photo)

A hostage standoff with police is over.

Metro police brought in SWAT and Crisis Negotiators to the 7300 block of Flatsedge Drive, on the west side, where a man reportedly punched a woman in the face and refused to let her go.

The incident started about 8:30 p.m. Sunday.

Eight hours later, police stormed the house, arrested the suspect and took the hostage to the hospital.

Police are talking with 33-year-old Cortez Dodd to determine what charges he will face.

The woman held hostage was not seriously injured.

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