Police officials say there was “no credible threat found” at Spring Hill Suites in Wheeling Saturday evening, after a lengthy search.
The Ohio County Sheriff’s Department, Brooke County Sheriff’s Department, Wheeling Police Department, Strategic Response Team, in addition to other local agencies responded to the threat that was made by phone to Ohio County dispatch.
The Spring Hill Suites hotel, which is located off of Rt. 40, was evacuated as a result of this threat. According to officials, individuals were sent on buses to a nearby school to stay warm while law enforcement investigated.
Wheeling Police Department said the threat towards the hotel is being investigated.