Hudson police investigate false emergency call on Fort Meadow Drive

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HUDSON — Chief Richard DiPersio reports that the Hudson Police Department are investigating an alleged swatting incident.

On Saturday, March 23, at approximately 12:40 a.m., Hudson Police dispatch received a call claiming the caller had shot a family member and was threatening to harm another at a residence on Fort Meadow Drive.

Officers promptly responded to the address and established the call was a hoax, ensuring no actual threat to the occupants.

The incident is currently being treated as a case of swatting, a hoax call intended to dispatch a large number of armed police officers to a specific location.

Chief DiPersio commended the dispatchers and patrol officers for their professional conduct and expertise in responding to the situation.

“The safety of our community is our top priority,” he stated, reassuring residents of the department’s commitment to their protection and service.

The Hudson Police Department continues to investigate the matter, with further details to be provided as they emerge.

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