BREAKING: Hostage Situation At Burger King – Seven Year-Girl Among Hostages

Police are responding to a hostage situation at a Burger King fastfood restaurant.1bkA SWAT team and negotiators arrived at the scene in Maryland after a man holding a gun ran into the restaurant.

A seven-year-old girl is among those being held captive by the armed suspect, according to Baltimore police. “About four” people are being held hostage by the man, police spokesman T.J. Smith said at a news conference.

The gunman is a suspect wanted on a rape charge, Smith said, adding that he fled from police before barricading himself in the restaurant. Dozens of police officers are reportedly at the scene.

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