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Albany police arrest man after hostage standoff

ALBANY, Ga. (AP) - Albany police have arrested a man who authorities say held his girlfriend and her two children hostage for nearly three hours in a standoff with officers.

Authorities say Shermain Winns surrendered about 2:40 p.m. Saturday after letting his 25-year-old girlfriend, Kim James, and her children go. Officers arrived at the home after receiving a domestic violence call.

Authorities say no one was injured in the incident. Listed number for James and Winns could not be found.

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