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** FILE ** American Chip Starnes, co-owner of Specialty Medical Supplies, looks out from a window after he was hostage by workers inside his plant at the Jinyurui Science and Technology Park in Qiao Zi township of Huairou District, on the outskirts of Beijing, China, Monday, June 24, 2013. (AP Photo/Andy Wong)
Photo by: Andy Wong
** FILE ** American Chip Starnes, co-owner of Specialty Medical Supplies, looks out from a window after he was hostage by workers inside his plant at the Jinyurui Science and Technology Park in Qiao Zi township of Huairou District, on the outskirts of Beijing, China, Monday, June 24, 2013. (AP Photo/Andy Wong)

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