UPDATE: Mt. Juliet Police have issued an all-clear for guests of the Quality Inn & Suites after they determined an emergency call placed earlier was actually a false call.
Police say the claims of an armed man made by the caller — who jumped out of a second-story window — were found to be untrue.
The caller was put in contact with mental health professionals and is not expected to face any charges.
Roughly 120 people were affected during the hotel's evacuation earlier Monday evening.
No one was injured during the incident.
The incident at Quality Inn & Suites has ended. No one was in the hotel room, and officers checked the entire hotel. Detectives & mental health professionals continue to investigate and evaluate the individual’s claims and statements. pic.twitter.com/pfKLEbgyCf— Mt. Juliet Police (@MtJulietPolice) July 20, 2021
MT. JULIET, TN (WSMV) - Mt. Juliet Police are on the scene of a "critical incident" at the Quality Inn and Suites after a man said that he and his girlfriend were threatened at the hotel by an armed man.
Officers say that around 9 p.m., a man jumped out a second story window of the hotel claiming that an armed person was attempting to hurt him and his girlfriend. The girlfriend has not been found and police say the hotel room door is barricaded.
Police say that evacuations have been made at the hotel, and those who were not asked to leave are being asked to shelter in place.