Capitol Police seek information after
W.Va. – The West Virginia Capitol Police hope to enlist the
public’s help after an April 11 call to 911 triggered a heavy law enforcement
response to the Capitol campus.
Capitol Police are asking anyone who knows anything about
that 9 p.m. call to Metro 911 or who saw anything suspicious on or around the
Capitol Complex to contact them at (304) 558-9911.
The caller alleged that a man armed with a gun and a bomb
strapped to his chest was approaching the Governor’s Mansion. State Police, the
Kanawha County Sheriff’s Office and Charleston Police responded immediately to
assist Capitol Police. Law enforcement cordoned off the campus and conducted a
methodical search, which turned up nothing.
Capitol Police is overseeing the resulting investigation
into the 911 call, and is continuing to follow various leads.