Ugly Situation In New Hampshire

A man has taken two Hillary Clinton campaign staffers hostage in Rochester, New Hampshire. The man reportedly showed the workers a bomb strapped to himself with duct tape.  

ROCHESTER, N.H. — An armed man has taken two campaign workers hostage at the Hillary Clinton campaign office in Rochester, police said.

Officials with the campaign confirmed that there were two workers taken hostage in the office on 28 North Main St.. A woman and her baby told workers at a neighboring business that she was released by the hostage-taker.

"A young woman with a 6-month or 8-month-old infant came rushing into the store just in tears, and she said, 'You need to call 911. A man has just walked into the Clinton office, opened his coat and showed us a bomb strapped to his chest with duct tape,'" witness Lettie Tzizik said.

There are several police officers positioned across the street from the office, crouched down behind cruisers with guns drawn, according to a reported at the scene.

I'm checking for more details now.

UPDATE: The hostages may have been released – at least one has for sure. The media is basically just speculating at this point.

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2 Responses to Ugly Situation In New Hampshire

  1. Mockin'bird says:

    I hope all hostages are released unharmed. You know, if one of the campaign workers had a snubnose 38, that would already be over.

  2. NortonPete says:

    A well known diagnosed Paranoid Schizophrenic . A real shame.
    The brain is permently broken and will never function properly again.
    I had a brother, who after years of struggling with Schizophrenia, finally ended his life. There was nothing anyone could do for him.
    We are an “outpatient” society and the Clinton’s would be the first to say “give them meds and let them go their way”.

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