Standoff in Elm Grove

WHEELING – Police in Ohio County were at the scene of a reported hostage situation on Kruger Street late Thursday night.

According to reports, the situation happened on Jones Street, just off Kruger Street near Big Wheeling Creek. Kruger Street was blocked to all traffic as authorities set up a command post near Patterson and Shafer avenues.

More than 10 units from the Ohio County Sheriff’s Department, Wheeling Police Department and other agencies continued to arrive on scene before 11 p.m. Thursday.

No further information was available as of press time.