UPDATE: Suspect charged with false imprisonment following hostage situation on W. Britt David Rd. in Columbus

UPDATE: Suspect charged with false imprisonment following hostage situation on W. Britt David Rd. in Columbus
Lance Herring, 52, is charged with False Imprisonment (Source: Columbus Police Department)

COLUMBUS, Ga. (WTVM) - Lance Herring, 52, is charged with false imprisonment following a hostage situation in Columbus Friday evening.

The incident happened at a home on West Britt David Road. The Muscogee County Sheriff’s Office assisted Columbus police with the incident.

Muscogee County Sheriff’ Donna Tompkins confirmed shortly after 9 p.m. on Aug. 7 that Herring was taken into custody.

Herring will appear in Recorder’s Court on Monday, Aug. 10 at 9:00 a.m.

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