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Woman escapes Tumwater hostage situation

tumwaterTUMWATER —  A day-long standoff and hostage situation at a Tumwater gas station ended peacefully around 6:30 Sunday night.

Police arrested the 50-year-old man who went into the station around 9:30 a.m. with a gun, and held his ex-girlfriend hostage in a back room.

Officers said that the 42-year-old woman had a restraining order against him, and he was trying to convince her to reconcile the relationship.

He was booked into the Thurston County jail for kidnapping and assault.

The woman was not hurt.

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