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Highway 200 reopened following potential hostage situation near Lincoln

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Posted at 8:49 AM, May 16, 2022
and last updated 2022-05-16 10:49:32-04

LINCOLN  — UPDATE - 8:27 a.m. - May 16, 2021

LINCOLN - Lincoln Fire and Rescue reports Montana Highway 200 has been reopened north of Lincoln.

No other information is available at this time.


(first report: 12:05 a.m. - May 16, 2022)

LINCOLN - There is a potential hostage situation just north of Lincoln.

The Montana Highway Patrol reports that an armed barricade is taking place along US Highway 200.

MHP says EMTs were called to a medical scene when the patient became armed.

Highway 200 — 9 miles north of Lincoln — is currently being blocked off.

MHP states this is a potential hostage situation.

We have additional information as it becomes available.