Employees of Internal Department made an elderly woman released, who was held by criminals to ransom. The woman was held by a married couple in one of private houses of Pyategorsk. The criminals phoned to the woman’s son and demanded 13 thousand rubles for her release. Otherwise they threatened to kill the hostage. In spite of the fact that the criminals demanded him not to address the police, the son told the employees of Pyategorsk Department of Internal Affairs about the incident. The hostage was released soon with their help, “Ria-Novosti” reports.