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UPDATE: Possible hostage situation turns out to be false alarm

Posted at 7:12 AM, Dec 11, 2019
and last updated 2019-12-11 09:39:27-05

TULSA — UPDATE: Tulsa police have confirmed the hostage situation near 51st and South Memorial was a false alarm.

Police say an intoxicated man admitted he had mental problems and had not taken his medication.

The investigation did not match up with a story the man had told police, however, the man was arrested in connection to warrants out for his arrest, police say.


Tulsa Police are on the scene of a possible hostage situation near 51st and South Memorial.

Police have surrounded a neighborhood near an apartment complex.

EMSA paramedics and Tulsa fire crews are also responding.

This is a developing story. Check back for updates.

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