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Police Arrest Man Who Allegedly Took Hostages At Local Restaurant

Jul 12, 2017

Charges are pending against a man who Columbus police say robbed a north side bank and then took hostages inside of a nearby fast food restaurant on Tuesday.

Police say 18-year-old Julius Core robbed a bank and then tried to escape capture by hiding inside of the eatery on State Route 161 near Maple Canyon Avenue. A responding officer fired at Core. Police have not said why.