Saturday, March 5, 2011
Hostage Crisis in progress in Arizona
Pinal County (CNN) – A hostage crisis is currently underway in Pinal County as a human trafficker has taken several hostages and is now believed to be hiding somewhere in the Sawtooth Mountains. According to sources close to the situation, at least 12 Mexican and American citizens have been taken by 7 heavily-armed assailants who demand asylum and a large ransom. Helicopters searching for the group found them barricaded within a deep cave. There will be continual updates as the situation progresses.