The 5-year-old boy, who was held hostage for nearly a week in an underground bunker in Midland, has been rescued. Law enforcement released the following images from the scene of the hostage standoff.
BuzzFeed News Reporter
Posted on February 5, 2013, at 9:28 p.m. ET
FBI agents and Dale County Sheriff’s deputies secure the residence where a 5-year-old boy was rescued after being held hostage for almost a week.
FBI agents and Dale County negotiators used this pipe to communicate with the captor Jimmy Dykes.
A tent covers the bunker where the 5-year-old boy was rescued by law enforcement officers. FBI agents placed the blue tent over the bunker to protect evidence below.
FBI agents and Dale County Sheriff’s Deputies secure the residence after the 5-year-old boy was rescued.
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