Westbury man accused in hostage situation to face a judge

? Cops say a Westbury man will face a judge today after being accused of holding his son hostage.Police say Alex Mitchell, of Barbados, fought

WESTBURY - ? Cops say a Westbury man will face a judge today after being accused of holding his son hostage.

Police say Alex Mitchell, of Barbados, fought with his ex-girlfriend yesterday morning inside their Park Street home.

News 12 Long Island has learned that when police arrived, Mitchell barricaded himself inside with their 13-year-old son and an unidentified 26-year-old man.

The SWAT team evacuated neighbors after reports surfaced that Mitchell had a gun. Residents say it was a long and tense day.

Mitchell gave up to police about 12 hours later and surrendered just before 6 p.m. last night.

Cops say no weapons were found, and no one was hurt during the incident.

Mitchell now faces burglary and child endangerment charges.

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