Jonesboro man accused of holding mother hostage

JONESBORO, Ark. (AP) - A Jonesboro man has been arrested on suspicion of holding his mother hostage for $500.

Police say 26-year-old Hudson Chronister was arrested Saturday morning for suspicion of kidnapping, robbery, first-degree terroristic threatening and second-degree domestic battery.

He was in jail pending a probable cause hearing Monday. It was not clear whether he had an attorney.

Police say Chronister is suspected of holding his mother - Aylia Poston - in his home early Saturday until Poston's husband brought the money he demanded.

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