SANDUSKY An unidentified man was taken into custody late last night after he was believed to have taken a hostage and barricaded the two of them inside a Sandusky house, authorities said.
The incident, reported about 9:15 p.m., was in the 600 block of East Washington Street.
It lasted more than two hours and was handled by the city police department s special operation unit, which could not be reached for comment.
A police sergeant who answered the phone about 11:35 p.m. said the standoff had just ended but declined to provide any details.
The suspect was transported to the Erie County jail.