June 29, 2000
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Hostage situation prompts Disney hotel evacuation: "A police SWAT team was dispatched to a hotel at Walt Disney World today after a guest informed the desk he was armed and holding a food service worker and a 4-year-old child hostage"
posted by palegirl (2 comments total)
This is astoundingly similar to an event in Dianne Johnson's novel Le Divorce, except in that book the hostage crisis took place in the Magic Castle, not a hotel, and it was at EuroDisney.
posted by grumblebee at 4:05 PM on June 29, 2000

The hostages have been released without injury, and the hostage-taker has surrendered to police.
posted by harmful at 8:54 AM on June 30, 2000

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