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Wild Goose Chase For Suspect at Page Motel

February 06
16:02 2014

policekights_smallPage Police and Coconino County Sheriff’s Deputies were sent on a wild goose chase this morning at a Page motel. Officers were out in full-force early Thursday morning as authorities searched for a hotel guest suspected of holding someone against their will at the Knight’s Inn Motel in Page.

Several Police and Sheriff’s cars and trucks were on the scene on 7th Avenue about 7:30 A.M. Deputies and officers had surrounded the room with weapons drawn and were still on the site nearly an hour later.

According to one witness and a motel manager who declined to be identified, a report was made that someone in a room at the motel was being held against their will, but upon arrival authorities did not find anyone in the room.

According to Lieutenant Rick Larsen with the Page Police Department regarding the possible abduction and hostage situation, they have now determined the information received was incorrect and the Police Department is now currently investigating the situation as a false reporting to law enforecement officials.

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