Coeur d’Alene police find no hostage held at gunpoint, false report

Coeur d’Alene police find no hostage held at gunpoint, false report

Coeur d’Alene police find no hostage held at gunpoint, false report

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by KREM.com

KREM.com

Posted on August 19, 2013 at 11:16 AM

Updated Monday, Aug 19 at 12:22 PM

COEUR D'ALENE, Idaho -- Police arrived at the scene of a possible assault on Monday to find that it was a false report.

Officers received a call around 9:40 a.m. The caller said there was a possible assault with a firearm on the 300 block of South 10th Street in Coeur d'Alene. According to police, the caller claimed that they saw a man with a gun holding four women hostage inside of a home.

Police later discovered that the caller was mentally handicapped and that there was never a hostage situation.

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