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Birmingham PD respond to domestic hostage situation

Published: Jan. 13, 2022 at 6:56 AM CST
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BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (WBRC) - Two men have been arrested after what Birmingham Police are calling a domestic hostage situation in the Kingston neighborhood Thursday morning.

BPD says around 10:50 p.m. Wednesday they were dispatched to a residence in the 900 block of 45th St N. They arrived to learn that a woman was being held against her will by her boyfriend.

The boyfriend was reported to have a firearm and another male was reported to also be in the residence.

According to police, tactical officer were called in and shortly after 1 a.m. the woman was able to escape out of a window.

The two males surrendered peacefully.

The second male had an outstanding felony warrant with the Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office.

The woman did not sustain an serious physical injuries.

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