Woman mistakenly brings out Atlanta police unit

Thursday, Dec. 29, 2011 9:55 AM
Last updated 11:00 AM
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ATLANTA — Atlanta police say a woman who mistakenly believed she was being held hostage triggered a massive response Thursday by officers wearing body armor and armed with assault rifles.

Atlanta police spokeswoman Kim Jones says the 19-year-old woman had met some men Wednesday night and returned to a Buckhead residence with them. Jones tells The Atlanta Journal-Constitution the woman became convinced at some point that she was being held hostage and texted a friend, who called police.

Police said they determined the woman had not been held hostage and was uninjured. Police were interviewing people in the residence to learn more about the situation.

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JayJay 12/29/11 - 11:37 am
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....so, what was going on

....so, what was going on inside?

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Insider Information 12/29/11 - 01:21 pm
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And, kids, this is why we say

And, kids, this is why we say no to drugs.

BamaMan
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BamaMan 12/29/11 - 02:31 pm
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...and kids this is why you

...and kids this is why you don't go home with someone you just met.

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Jane18 12/29/11 - 02:41 pm
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Buckhead has surely gone to

Buckhead has surely gone to the dogs...............................

Little Lamb
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Little Lamb 12/29/11 - 02:54 pm
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Maybe when she texted the

Maybe when she texted the friend she typed "hostage" when she meant to say "bondage."

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