State Police Investigate Report Of Man Having Gun On Him At the Arnot Mall

State Police Investigate Report Of Man Having Gun On Him At the Arnot Mall
April 10, 2014

BIG FLATS, NY – State Police say that at about 10am this morning, troopers were contacted about a man who may have had a gun on him, at the Arnot Mall.

According to state police, it was determined that a subject was acting suspiciously inside of the Mall and was in possession of an unknown object that initially appeared to be a gun. Troopers say that the man had fled on foot towards the Hampton Inn, adjacent to the Mall and entered a room inside the hotel. He was found, taken into custody and ultimately transported to St. Joseph’s Hospital for a Mental Health Evaluation.

It was determined that the subject was not in possession of a weapon.
The identity of the subject is not being released due to HIPAA restrictions.