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 ( ), 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,