Suspects hold baby hostage in standoff - WMC Action News 5 - Memphis, Tennessee

Suspects hold baby hostage in standoff

RIPLEY, TN (WMC-TV) - Two robbery suspects are behind bars after holding a baby hostage.

The incident happened just before 10:00 p.m. in Ripley, when two suspects wanted for aggravated robbery at a Sonic restaurant, along with a third man, broke into a home on Orange Street.

One suspect gave himself up right away, while the remaining two began a standoff with police.  Meanwhile, a 10 month old girl was also inside the home.

The remaining two men surrendered around 5:00 a.m. Friday.

The baby was taken to a hospital for evaluation.

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