UPDATE: Hostage Standoff at Clinton's Campaign Office is Over

ROCHESTER, N.H. (WVLT) -- Police have arrested a man suspected of taking hostages at a Hillary Clinton campaign office.

Authorities say the suspect was wearing what appeared to be a bomb when he walked into the office at about 1:00 p.m. Friday, took several hostages and demanded to speak to Hillary Clinton.

They say he released a woman and child right away, released a woman a few hours later, leaving one hostage in the office.

The suspect walked out of the office at about 6:15 p.m. and was immediately arrested by police SWAT team officers.

The man is believed to be Leeland Eisenberg, who is known around town to be mentally unstable.

He is seen in video being escorted by police, wearing a white shirt and a tie, with nothing tied around his chest.

The final hostage, a woman, ran out shortly afterward.

It does not appear that anyone was hurt during the standoff.

It is not clear at this time if the suspect had a real bomb.

Presidential Candidate Hillary Rodham Clinton was in Virginia at the time the standoff began.



 
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