“Police arrested an armed man, who broke into the branch of the Bank of Georgia, and released hostages,” the Head of the Patrol Police, Vazha Siradze, told the media at the scene.
“Today, the Bank of Georgia branch in Avlabari was attacked. The attacker was alone, and he took hostages. The attacker has been arrested, and the hostages have been released following the active investigative actions. No one was injured. An investigation has been launched into the incident. The Ministry of Internal Affairs will provide accurate information about the demands and other details, and also the number of hostages later, “Vazha Siradze said.