A MAN is in a critical condition following an incident which saw him take two children hostage at his home in Newhall.
The 24-year-old refused to release the children and threatened to harm himself at around 10.20pm yesterday evening.
After several hours outside the house, officers from Derbyshire Police forced their way the property to retrieve the children, where they found the man unconscious.
He has been taken to Burton's Queen’s Hospital and remains in a critical condition.
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