1 Hostage Apparently Released From Incident At Wells Fargo Bank In St. Cloud; Police Ask Public To Avoid Area – CBS Minnesota
MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) – FBI agents negotiated for more than eight hours Thursday with a suspect who held five bank employees hostage in St. Cloud.
Police say they were dispatched to the Wells Fargo branch at 200 33rd Avenue South just before 2 p.m. on a report of a possible robbery.
Police say there were five hostages total, all of whom were bank employees. Four of the five hostages were released over a course of four hours, with the fifth and final hostage released just before 10:30 p.m. FBI agents then stormed the bank and arrested the suspect.
The first hostage was released just before 6:30 p.m.