Man accused of holding teachers hostage at a Phoenix school
PHOENIX (AP) — Authorities say a man wanted on felony warrants has been arrested after he was accused of holding a roomful of teachers hostage at a north Phoenix private school.
Phoenix police say 24-year-old Chad Eben Jobe is accused of 12 counts of kidnapping.
Police were pursuing Jobe on foot Monday for his warrants when they say he entered a classroom at Northwest Christian School and told the teachers he had a gun.
Police say no weapon was found, nobody was injured and Jobe was arrested.
Jobe is jailed on a $50,000 bond.
His next court appearance is scheduled for Aug. 8.
It was unclear Thursday if he has a lawyer yet for his case.