Hostage situation reported at Alabama credit union

Police are responding to an active hostage situation at the Alabama Credit Union at 220 East Paul W. Bryant Drive in Tuscaloosa Tuesday morning, according to an alert from the University of Alabama.

“Hostage situation at the credit union is ongoing. People in campus buildings near the area are asked to stay indoors and those nearby asked to stay away.” the alert said.

A suspect and hostages are inside the One Credit Union, Tuscaloosa police told ABC affiliate WBMA, but it was not immediately clear how many hostages are inside.