Highway 266 back open, 1 in custody as crews responded to hostage situation

Posted at 1:42 PM, Feb 20, 2018
and last updated 2018-02-20 15:39:58-05

OKMULGEE CO.--Highway 266 near Bartlett Road was blocked in Okmulgee County for a time on Tuesday as Oklahoma Highway Patrol responded to a person with a hostage and a gun. 

Police have arrested one in connection with the situation.  

Several agencies responded including Okmulgee County Sheriff and Henryetta Police Department. 

Highway 266 just east of Dewar was blocked for a mile on either side of Bartlett Road as officials responded to the situation. 

The highway is now re-opened.

No word of injuries. 

2 Works For You has a crew at the scene and will continue to bring you updates. 


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