Man accused of holding adult, children against their will

ELKHART, Ind. -- A 32-year-old man was arrested after allegedly pouring gasoline on the floor of the basement, then barricading an adult and children inside, according to Elkhart Police.

Around 4:30 a.m. Monday, police were called to a home in the 900 block of Pearl Street to investigate a domestic dispute.

The victim and children were in the basement when 32-year-old Cordarrll McFee allegedly poured gasoline on the basement floor, then barricaded the victim and children in the basement, reports said.

The oldest child was able to force his way out of the basement to get help.

McFee was taken into custody after a short altercation.

He is facing preliminary charges of intimidation, confinement and resisting.

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