Man gets $25,000 bond for lingerie store hostage situation
A man accused of holding a lingerie store employee hostage Monday has been identified as Matthew Alexander Rivera, 27.Posted — Updated
Rivera, of 2310 H. Bullard Road in Hope Mills, was was being held on a $25,000 bond in the Cumberland County Detention Center.
Authorities charged him with second-degree kidnapping and perpetrating a hoax by use of a false bomb.
Fayetteville police responded to a report of robbery in progress at Priscilla's at 3800 Sycamore Dairy Road at about 12:41 p.m. Monday.
The situation ended peacefully after a little more than an hour, and no one was injured, although circumstances about the case were still unclear.
Sportsman did not give any information about a motive or why Rivera targeted the store.
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