Mother Of Girl Held Hostage At MWC Wal-Mart Speaks To News 9


Monday, July 1st 2013, 11:40 pm
By: News 9


It's been two weeks since a typical trip to the grocery store turned into a moment of terror for one Oklahoma mom. 

A stranger took her 2-year-old daughter hostage, holding her at knifepoint.

6/28/2013 Related Story: MWC Police Release Frightening Video Of Man Who Held Toddler Hostage

The situation ended safely for the toddler when a police captain shot and killed the suspect. Now we know what the mom, Alicia Keating, was going through. She sat down to talk with News 9's Amanda Taylor about the incident, and even what she told the suspect that brought him to tears.

Watch the video above to see News 9's exclusive interview with Alicia Keating.

Keating wanted to thank all of the Midwest City Police officers who helped return her baby to her.

When watching the surveillance video, you may have thought Alicia looked calm. She talks us through what the video doesn't show, Tuesday morning, beginning at 4 a.m.