[BREAKING] A Robber Is Currently Holding A Girl Hostage At Knifepoint In Kota Kinabalu

He had entered a house in the area to rob and took the owner's daughter as ransom.

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Robber holding the girl hostage surrenders to police

According to witnesses on the ground, the robber has surrendered to the police.

The girl was identified by her first name as Jessica. She is believed to be safe but has been sent to a hospital for treatment.

In Kota Kinabalu's Jalan Kolam area, a house robbery situation has escalated into a hostage crisis with a girl being held at knifepoint by a man who, according to social media posts by witnesses, was seen dragging the girl away

A photo showing a man holding a woman hostage by keeping a knife at her neck.

Image via Bonaventure Bidi via Facebook

The robber who broke into a house in Jalan Kolam is holding the house owner's daughter as ransom. He is threatening to kill the daughter, reported Astro AWANI.

According to Astro AWANI, police are at the site and trying to negotiate to bring the situation under control

A facebook photo showing police standing around the man holding the girl hostage.

Image via Pearl Koh via Facebook

There are multiple videos that have been shared on Facebook and Twitter by witnesses. One of them shows the man dragging away the girl he is holding at knifepoint.

The story has been updated

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