Police identify suspect in Priscilla's standoff

FAYETTELLE

Matthew Rivera, 27, is charged with second-degree kidnapping and perpetrating a hoax by using a fake bomb.

The incident happened Monday inside Priscilla's Lingerie on Sycamore Dairy Road. Police responded to a robbery call but soon realized the robber took an employee hostage.

Officers also thought the suspect had a bomb so they evacuated surrounding businesses.

Rivera eventually surrendered and released his hostage.

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