A man holding a woman and 11 children hostage inside a motel near Atlanta was in a standoff with police early on Tuesday, according to local media reports, Reuters reported.
The man was not cooperating with police and was possibly armed with a knife, leading law enforcement negotiators to believe the hostages were in danger, WSB-TV reported.
A 3-month-old baby is the youngest hostage, the television station reported, citing police.
The man holed up in a room at a DeKalb County motel after a domestic dispute with the woman, a police official told the CBS46 TV station.
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