PD: Standoff suspect claimed to have dynamite

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DANVILLE, Ky. (WTVQ)- Danville police say the suspect in a standoff Friday afternoon told dispatchers he had dynamite in his home.

Investigators say 40-year-old Randall Foley called police around 2:15 and claimed to have a hostage. They say he also threatened to use the dynamite if anyone knocked on his door.  Police say the calls came from inside an apartment on Earl Street.

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According to investigators, Danville police and the Boyle County Sheriff’s Office set up a perimeter around the home as negotiators spoke with Foley. State police were also at the scene to help.

Investigators say around 8:30p.m., a woman came out of the apartment. They say about 15 minutes later, state police used gas and a K9 team to take Foley into custody.

According to police, Foley is charged with kidnapping and terroristic threatening. They say the woman was not hurt and is cooperating with the investigation.