Clinton Campaign Office Hostage Situation
CNN reported, that a man that claimed to have a bomb strapped to his chest took several people hostage Friday at the Sen. Hillary Clinton campaign office in Rochester, New Hampshire.
Lee Eisenberg, 47, walked into the office around 1 p.m. Maj. Michael Hambrook of the New Hampshire State Police said.
One of the hostages contacted CNN Washington and put Eisenberg on the phone, calling multiple times.
The calls were not broadcast at the time, CNN said, because they did not want to compromise the safety of the hostages.
Eisenberg said he had mental problems and had no one to help him,.
Adjacent officrs were evacuated, which included other campaign centers for democrats.
The Star Tribune reported that a Eisenberg walked in and demanded to talk to Hillary Clinton.
Clinton was in Washington during the confrontation, but security precautions were increased for her and her husband, former President Bill Clinton, the Star Tribune said.
During the standoff ended, Eisenberg released a woman with an infant and another woman.
The hostage situation lasted nearly six hours, before Eisenberg peacefully surrendered. No one was injured during the standoff.