Man and Child Barricaded Inside Lemont Home ‘Safely Recovered,' Officials Say

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Members of the Sheriff's Hostage Barricade Team have "safely recovered" a man and child barricaded inside a home in unincorporated Lemont Tuesday, according to the Cook County Sheriff's Office.

At approximately 9:14 a.m., Sheriff's police responded to the incident near McCarthy Road and Walker in unincorporated Lemont Township, officials said. Officers were still on the scene at approximately 4 p.m.

The Hostage Barricade Team entered the home at approximately 5:50 p.m. and "safely recovered" the man and child, authorities said.

The two were transported to an area hospital, according to the sheriff's office, with no injured reported and no other people in the home.

The man was taken into custody Tuesday and officials said the investigation is ongoing.

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