GIRARD TOWNSHIP, Mich. - Authorities say a 38-year-old man suspected of a robbery in Indiana fled to Michigan, where he took a person hostage inside an adult novelty store.
Branch County sheriff's officials tell WOOD-TV that the man was arrested following a standoff Tuesday at the Lion's Den Adult Superstore. It's in Girard Township, near Coldwater.
No one was hurt.
Michigan State Police Lt. David Wood says a police dispatcher was able to establish a rapport with the man by phone, and she was able to persuade him to come out and surrender.
The Clinton, Michigan, man is in the Branch County jail.
According to the sheriff's office, he robbed a drug store in Angola, Indiana, about 10 a.m. It says a police chase ended 25 miles north at the store near Interstate 69.
IPS employees resign during sexual abuse fallout
Two Indianapolis Public School officials have resigned over the continued fallout of the Shana Taylor sexual abuse case from February.
Discount restaurants during Chow Down Midtown
Similar to Devour Downtown or Devour Northside, Indianapolis restaurants will offer discounted meals during Chow Down Midtown, July 11-24.
Crews fight house fire in Tipton County
Emergency crews in Tipton County, Indiana fought a large house fire in Goldsmith, Indiana Tuesday morning.
Silver Alert canceled for missing Portage man
The Silver Alert for a missing 64-year-old Portage, Indiana has been canceled.
Finally! Cooldown coming today
A dry cold front moved over central Indiana last night, leaving behind comfortable conditions. Expect a mix of sun and clouds today with…