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Baltimore rape suspect apprehended after holding hostages at Burger King

7-year-old among those held against will
Posted: 3:53 PM, Jul 17, 2016
Updated: 2016-07-17 22:30:22Z

BALTIMORE — City police report that they have apprehended the rape suspect involved in the Burger King barricade situation.

The rape suspect held several people, including a 7-year-old girl, against their will inside a Burger King in southwest Baltimore, police said.

Two hostages were released earlier before the suspect gave himself up. 

The suspect collided with another vehicle at Washington and Monroe, then left his car with a gun in hand, Smith said. He then ran into the Burger King.

There were civilians inside the restaurant that were believed to be "held against their will" including a 7-year-old, according to Smith.

There has been no report of any injuries at the Burger King location. The civilian in the car hit by the suspect has minor injuries.

Smith says police worked to communicate with the suspect and are hoped for the situation to "end peacefully for all parties involved."Smith says police are working to communicate with the suspect and are hoping for the situation to "end peacefully for all parties involved."