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Suspect Taken into Custody After Holding Girlfriend Hostage at Gunpoint, Nassau Cops Say

Written by Long Island News & PR  |  22. May 2017

Freeport, NY - May 22, 2017 - First Squad detectives report the details of an arrest involving a domestic incident which occurred in Freeport on Saturday, 05/20/17 at 8:50 P.M.
 
According to detectives, Freeport police officers responded to a call from a female victim, 36, who stated she was being held hostage by her boyfriend, Quanne Tomlinson, 34, of Freeport and that he threatened her with a gun, at his residence. The defendant refused to open the door at the residence.  
 
Bureau of Special Operations police and the Hostage Negotiation Team responded. The defendant opened the door at approximately 3:30 A.M. and was placed under arrest. No gun was recovered.
 
No injuries were reported.
 
Tomlinson is being charged with Aggravated Family Offense, Unlawful Imprisonment 2nd Degree and Menacing 3rd Degree. He will be arraigned on Monday, 05/22/17 in First District Court, Hempstead.
 
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