Sheriff: Man arrested in hours-long Wake County standoff, hostage situation

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Tuesday, December 15, 2020
Possible hostage situation in Wake County
Investigators are at a home on Old Bunch Road in eastern Wake County on Tuesday morning.

WAKE COUNTY, N.C. (WTVD) -- Sheriff's deputies told ABC11 a man was arrested in a hostage situation in eastern Wake County on Tuesday morning.

Law enforcement responded to a home in the 7900 block of Old Bunch Road in Zebulon around 2:30 a.m. Wake County deputies said the call involved a man and woman in the home.

Several agencies responded in an effort to communicate with the man and a standoff ensued. Three hours later, the man was taken into custody without incident. Authorities said the woman was not hurt.

ABC11 is working to learn more about this story.