Stand off Ends peacefully on Cleveland's west side

A hostage situation on Cleveland's west side ended peacefully Friday night.  A grandfather was held up in a home in the 18000 block of Rockland Ave. off of Rocky River Dr. with his two grandchildren.

Police said George Thomas was armed with a gun, his wife had fled the home but notified police he was armed and the two grandchildren were in the house.

Just before 8pm the police were able to talk Thomas into surrendering and the children were turned over to family unharmed.

Thomas was arrested for domestic violence.

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