Possible hostage situation reported in Joliet

November 18, 2010 12:12:23 PM PST
A Joliet school was locked down Thursday as a precautionary measure while police respond to a possible barricade situation.

St. Paul the Apostle School hopes to have a regular dismissal.

Joliet police said they are on the scene of a disturbance, but declined to release details. Residents near the area of Woodlawn and Oneida said a man is holding his family hostage.