Marple Twp. man arrested for 'SWATting'

November 14, 2013 7:10:45 AM PST
A Marple, Delaware County man is under arrest for a case of 'SWATting"- where SWAT teams respond to a hoax.

Police charged 22-year-old Michael Adams Jr. with faking an emergency call, claiming someone was being held hostage by someone with a bomb.

That led to the scene on September 16th along the 200 block of Carlton Drive.

It turns out no one was even inside the home.

Detectives say Adams was a neighbor.


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