Bogus Early Morning Bomb Threat at Hyatt on 9/11

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Guam – The Guam Police Department’s SWAT team and K-9 Unit, Guam Fire and Civil Defense personnel were also activated following a false bomb threat at the Hyatt Hotel early Sunday morning.

Civil Defense Spokeswoman Alyssa Benito reports that at 2:54am Sunday morning, a call came in from the Hyatts front desk reporting that a man had run into the hotel saying there are two car bombs in the parking lot and then ran out.

Benito says that GFD, GPD, Guam Homeland Security and the Office of Civil Defense [GHS/OCD] GPD’s SWAT team and GPD’s K-9 dogs were all called out to do an assessment of the front area and the parking lot. Nothing was found.

Guam Police meanwhile are looking for the man who made the false bomb threat.

Guam Police Chief Fred Bordallo says whoever is responsible “will be charge with a serious offense if they intentionally make false reports that causes fear among the public, and results in activation of emergency responders”.

A release from GPD Spokesman Officer A.J. Balajadia asks anyone with information to contact police or call Crimestoppers at 477-HELP.

READ the GPD release on the bomb threat in FULL below:

TUMON, 2:54 am, September 11, 2011, a call came in from Hyatt Hotel front desk reporting a male running into the hotel saying there are two car bombs in the parking lot and then ran out. Guam Fire Department, Guam Police Department, Guam Homeland Security/Office of Civil Defense, SWAT, and the Guam Police Departments K-9 unit made an assessment of the front area and the parking lot and nothing was found and an all clear was given at 5:35 am.

The Hyatt Hotel employees performed their jobs well and a investigation is continuing to determine the identity of this male person who left the hotel. Guam Police Department Chief of Police of Police Fred E. Bordallo Jr., stated “People will be charge with a serious offense if they intentionally make false reports that causes fear among the public, and results in activation of emergency responders”.

If anyone has information regarding this case please contact the Guam Police Departments Criminal Investigations Section or Guam Crime Stoppers.