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RICHLAND COUNTY, OH (WOIO) –

A Richland County family is safe after a terrifying ordeal.

According to police, a man called 911 and stated his family was being held at gunpoint while he was being forced to drive to a bank and get some money.

In a 911 call, the man said he was a branch manager at KeyBank on Lex-Springmill Road in Ontario, Ohio.

He said the suspect was already at his house when he got home from work Thursday at 3 p.m. The suspect held the entire family hostage all night and ordered the man to get the money from the bank early Friday.

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The employee said he went to the bank, gathered some money as directed and returned home.

He said he gave the suspect between $100,000 – $200,000 and he released his family.

 

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