PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — A barricade situation in Philadelphia’s Overbrook neighborhood is over Wednesday night. Police arrested a 21-year-old man who they say was holding a 13-year-old cousin hostage.
The girl was safely released and the man was apprehended.READ MORE: Phanatic's Hot Dog Launcher, Enormous Bryce Harper Banner Among Items Up For Grabs In Phillies Phantastic Auction
Police responded to the 6100 block of West Columbia Avenue around 7 p.m. about reports of a man with a gun.READ MORE: Tambayan Connecting With Customers At Reading Terminal Market Through Authentic Filipino Cuisine
During the standoff, the man was allegedly seen on Instagram pointing a gun at the teenager.
Police say there were no injuries.MORE NEWS: Free Toll Friday Returns For 1 Hour At Atlantic City Expressway's Egg Harbor Toll Plaza Friday