No Evidence of Criminal Activity after Reported Threat at an Office Building in McLean
McLean Police District – No evidence of criminal activity was found after officers searched an office building located at 7950 Jones Branch Drive in McLean. Officers were initially called shortly before noon when an employee of the building reported a man with a gun. No gunshots or acts of violence were reported but officers, along with members of our Special Operations Division, meticulously searched the building while employees sheltered in place until they could be safely evacuated.
A person of interest was identified in an unrelated area of the county and officers spoke with him, however, criminal charges are not expected. According to Chief Edwin Roessler Jr., “The investigation is ongoing but we don’t have any evidence that a crime occurred – we’re thankful that this was a non-event.”
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