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.