Posted: Sep 22, 2013 11:56 PM by MTN News
A hostage situation in Cut Bank ended peacefully on Sunday.
The Glacier County Sheriff's Office and Cut Bank Police Department responded to a report of a suicidal man holding a woman hostage at a home in Cut Bank on Sunday.
Authorities set up a perimeter and made contact with the man, who reportedly had a gun.
Officials requested that residents in the area remain in their homes as they began negotiating with the man.
After about four hours, the woman was released unharmed, and the man surrendered to authorities.
The man's name has not been released at this point.
The Glacier County Sheriff's Office tells us that he will face charges of kidnapping, partner/family member assault, and unlawful restraint.