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  • Hostage situation in Norton possible hoax

    By: News Staff [email protected] NORTON, Mass. – Norton Police responded Wednesday morning to East Main Street for a possible hostage situation. At 3 a.m., a female caller told police that she was being held in her apartment with three children, by a man with a firearm whom she knew. Police were not able to enter the apartment at first, due to the door being barricaded. The Metropolitan Law Enforcement Council was able to stay on the phone with the caller and police were able t...

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