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Hostage crisis ended after kidnapper's knife taken away by bystander

The man with a blade took a 4 year old girl hostage in the busy street in my city this afternoon. A bystander suddenly moved from hehind and took away his knife. The crisis ended before SWAT team arrived.

(Reporter Lu Jian luan correspondent sea declared public, Gong declared) the Haizhu police to the media briefing, June 22 15 am, a man in Jiangnan Road, Haizhu District, with the Purple Mountain Avenue at the junction, and suddenly holding a fruit knife hijackedone with a 4-year-old of parents crossing the road. The Haizhu police received a public warning, and immediately dispatched police to the scene to dispose of. Police arrived at the scene, the evacuation of the surrounding crowd, and to negotiate with the man. Persuasion work done by the police, the knife-wielding man sentiment is gradually stabilized. 15:40 Xu, knife-wielding man's attention while at the scene police dispersed a crowd at the scene of the young men rushed to the man behind, firmly grasp the knife-wielding hand, the police stepped forward to join hands to the man in uniform, grabbed a fruit knife in their hands, and successfully rescued the boy. During this period no one was injured.The children were rescued, he quietly left the scene. Police said the man is not a plain-clothes police, and they are looking for this courageous young man.

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Added: Jun-23-2012 Occurred On: Jun-23-2012
By: Lake8737
Citizen Journalism
Tags: china, chinese, police, hostage, knife, bystander
Location: Guangzhou, Guangdong, China (load item map)
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