Texas synagogue hostage situation has US cities on high alert

From New York to Los Angeles, officers are beefing up security at synagogues after a man took hostages Saturday during services in Texas.

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1/16/2022 6:15:00 AM

From New York to Los Angeles, officers are beefing up security at synagogues after a man took hostages Saturday during services in Texas.

From New York to Los Angeles, officers are beefing up security at synagogues after a man took hostages Saturday during services in Texas.

Los Angeles-area law enforcement"We're closely following a hostage situation that is taking place at a synagogue in Colleyville, TX," the Los Angeles Police Department tweeted Saturday afternoon. "We're working with our federal partners, increasing patrols around synagogues in LA as a precautionary measure, and conducting community outreach to ensure the safety of Angelenos."

across New York City in the midst of the ongoing hostage situation."Out of an abundance of caution, the NYPD has deployed additional resources to key Jewish locations around the city tonight," Mayor Eric Adams said in a tweet.The services were being livestreamed on the synagogue’s Facebook page for a time. The Fort Worth Star-Telegram reported that an angry man could be heard ranting and talking about religion at times during the livestream, which didn’t show what was happening inside the synagogue.

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