NEW YORK (AP) — Police say an ex-con who held his girlfriend and father hostage in his parents' Queens home has been arrested.
Athanasios "Tommy" Kakouras was charged with assault and resisting arrest around 2 a.m. Sunday following a five-hour standoff with police.
Kakouras allegedly barricaded himself inside the Bayside home after taking his girlfriend and father hostage.
According to the Daily News (http://nydn.us/1cqgE3x ), Kakouras allegedly got into an argument with his girlfriend and pistol-whipped a person who intervened.
It wasn't immediately known if he had a lawyer.
Information from: Daily News, http://www.nydailynews.com