JAMESTOWN, N.Y. Press release - Jamestown Police Department responded to the Best Western Hotelfor a report of a window being smashed out. After speaking with themanager of the hotel, officers learned that the hotel received aphone call from a male stating that he was cut off from his phonecall with a male customer in room 210.
Hotel staff did transfer the phone call from the unknown maleto the room. When the customer in the room answered the room'sphone, he was advised by the unknown male that he was a member ofHAZMAT and that the fire department and HAZMAT were in the hotellobby with a major gas/carbon monoxide leak.
At that time, the male customer was told to smash out awindow to avoid injury or death. The male customer believing he wasin danger did so, damaging the window.
The male customer was not charged with the damages. TheJamestown Police Department is advising the public and businessesto be aware of this type of scam, and to contact the JamestownPolice Department should they receive any such phone calls.
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