Hostage situation involving parolee at Yonkers building forces evacuation

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YONKERS, N.Y. – An ongoing hostage situation involving a male parolee forced an evacuation of a Yonkers building late Monday.

Yonkers police were called to 191 Park Ave. and took control of the building, prompting an evacuation about 8 p.m. Monday.

Neighbors told Lohud that they were told there was situation involving a parolee who would not let his parole officers into his apartment.

A woman, whose relationship with the parolee is unclear, is also in the apartment with the man.

As of 2 a.m. Tuesday, residents were still outside with no developments on the hostage situation.