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Two people who hid and then escaped from a Jacksonville, Fla. credit union branch distracted an armed robber that allowed police to rescue 13 hostages unharmed and capture the gunman who threatened to kill them during a two-hour standoff Thursday morning.

Jacksonville Sheriff Mike Williams said police received a report of a robbery in progress at 9:06 a.m. at the Edgewood Avenue Community First CU branch. Within minutes the Jacksonville branch was surrounded by police officers, SWAT team members, ambulances and fire trucks.

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