Iron County officers resolve hostage situation peacefully

Iron County police had to do some hostage negotiation Friday morning when a domestic assault situation escalated. Iron County sherriff Roger Medley says officiers were dispatched to the scene on County Highway 20 around 11:30 and did ultimately resolve the problem quickly.

Medley says the male perpatrator was taken into custody and awaiting charges to be filed by the county’s prosectuing attorney.