Police had detained a man who is accused of holding his ex-companion hostage along with her two children.
The Fuerza Pública said it liberated the woman from the man’s car in Naranjo about 11 p.m. Tuesday. They called the situation a case of family violence.
Police said they confiscated a .32-caliber pistol.
The woman told them that she had been held hostage in the car since the afternoon, police reported. The children are three years and six months, they said.