Colleyville hostage situation: Police negotiating with man at Congregation Beth Israel

1/16/2022 12:45:00 AM

Authorities said a man has apparently taken hostages during services at Congregation Beth Israel synagogue in Colleyville on Saturday.

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Authorities said a man has apparently taken hostages during services at Congregation Beth Israel synagogue in Colleyville on Saturday.

-Authorities said a man has apparently taken hostages during services at a synagogue in Colleyville on Saturday.Colleyville police are on scene of a SWAT operation in the 6100 block of Pleasant Run Road and are asking those in the area to evacuate.Police units are near the Congregation Beth Israel synagogue.

The FBI is on scene assisting police with the situation.At least four hostages were believed to be inside the synagogue, according to two law enforcement officials who were not authorized to discuss the ongoing investigation and who spoke to The Associated Press on the condition of anonymity. The synagogue’s rabbi was believed to be among the hostages, one of the officials said.

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FBI assisting in hostage situation at Congregation Beth Israel in Colleyville, TexasThe FBI and Texas Department of Public Safety are assisting a hostage situation at the Congregation Beth Israel in Colleyville, Texas, according to Colleyville Police Sgt Dara Nelson.

OMG! How did the hostage taker get his hands on a gun? Guns are illegal in the US, isn't that correct? Horrible 😞 PRAYING!!!

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Multiple Law Enforcement Agencies Deployed To Possible Hostage Situation At Congregation Beth Israel In ColleyvilleBREAKING: Texas DPS, FBI agents, and local police are in the area of the 6100 block of Pleasant Run Road conducting SWAT operations. But you still have no cameras or reporters on the scene. Local broadcasting isn't in trouble. It's dead.

FBI assisting in hostage situation at Texas synagogueThe FBI and Texas Department of Public Safety are assisting in a hostage situation at the Congregation Beth Israel in Colleyville, Texas, police say.

Colleyville SWAT operation: People asked to avoid area near Congregation Beth IsraelColleyville police are on scene of a SWAT operation near the Congregation Beth Israel synagogue and are asking those in the area to evacuate.

Hostages apparently taken at Texas synagogue: reportThe Colleyville Police Department tweeted Saturday afternoon that it was conducting SWAT operations at the address of Congregation Beth Israel. “Apparently”?

COLLEYVILLE, Texas - Authorities said a man has apparently taken hostages during services at a synagogue in Colleyville on Saturday.There are no injuries at this time, Nelson said, adding that police have evacuated the area.1 hr 8 min ago FBI assisting in hostage situation at Texas synagogue, according to police From CNN's Michelle Watson (WFAA) The FBI and Texas Department of Public Safety are assisting a hostage situation at the Congregation Beth Israel in Colleyville, Texas, according to Colleyville Police Sgt.SWAT COLLEYVILLE, Texas (CBSDFW.

Colleyville police are on scene of a SWAT operation in the 6100 block of Pleasant Run Road and are asking those in the area to evacuate. Police units are near the Congregation Beth Israel synagogue.” Nelson said. The FBI is on scene assisting police with the situation. Colleyville police have evacuated the area, according to Nelson. At least four hostages were believed to be inside the synagogue, according to two law enforcement officials who were not authorized to discuss the ongoing investigation and who spoke to The Associated Press on the condition of anonymity. Police are asking people to avoid the area. The synagogue’s rabbi was believed to be among the hostages, one of the officials said. READ MORE: It appears there are hostages inside the building, but the number of people inside the synagogue is unclear.

FBI Dallas spokeswoman Katie Chaumont said an FBI SWAT team was also at the scene and that crisis negotiators had been communicating with someone inside the synagogue. “All residents in the immediate area are being evacuated." Nelson said. But she could not say whether the person was armed and she declined to describe what the person had said to authorities, citing operational sensitivity. It's unclear if the person is armed, or how many people are inside.” “We ask that you continue to avoid the area. People are being asked to avoid the area. share with Facebook. Dallas Mayor Eric Johnson said police will have extra patrols at Dallas synagogues and other sites as a precaution. This is a developing story The-CNN-Wire.com.

Prime Minister of Israel Naftali Bennett tweeted that he is "closely monitoring" the hostage situation and "we pray for the safety of the hostages and rescuers." This story is developing. Check back for updates. The Associated Press contributed to this report Advertisement .