Police: Hempstead man held woman hostage in Elmont

A Hempstead man was arrested for allegedly holding a woman hostage in Elmont

News 12 Staff

Apr 3, 2021, 12:51 PM

Updated 1,202 days ago

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A Hempstead man was arrested for allegedly holding a woman hostage in Elmont Friday.
Police say Chad Williams, 33, flashed a handgun and tried to prevent a 22-year-old woman from calling for help. Williams refused to leave the house when police arrived, but eventually followed orders.
He is charged with menacing and criminal mischief.


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