Prank call prompts large police presence in Henrico neighborhood
HENRICO, Va. (WWBT) - A prank call led to a large police presence in a Henrico neighborhood on Friday afternoon.
Police said a teenager was “swatted” while playing video games. Swatting involves a prank call to emergency responders with the goal of getting a large number of armed police to respond.
Officials said someone called 911 to an address along Royerton Drive saying the teen shot and killed his parents, which did not happen.
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