No Suspect Found Following Report of ‘Active Threat' at Great Wolf Lodge: Grapevine Police

Early Saturday, a Great Wolf Lodge spokesperson said police determined there was "no credible threat" and the resort was cleared to resume operations

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No injuries were reported and police said early Saturday that they found no suspect at Great Wolf Lodge in Grapevine following reports of an "active threat" that forced the hotel to go into lockdown Friday night.

At about 9:05 p.m. Friday, Grapevine police received calls from witnesses about a man who threatened he would "shoot up the place," Grapevine police spokeswoman Amanda McNew said.

McNew said the Grapevine Police Department received calls from multiple witnesses who described the same man making the same threats, which prompted the large police response.

When officers arrived, a witness provided a description of the man, who was no longer in sight.

Police said the threats were traced to the 8th floor of the hotel, which was then evacuated so police could go through each room.

Guests from that floor were moved to a secure area and guests on other floors were asked to stay in their rooms. Detectives interviewed the occupants in a room where a call had been made to 911 and determined they were not in danger, police said.

McNew said there were no reports of injuries or shots fired, and no arrests were made. All areas of concern were cleared at about 2 a.m., she said.

"Law enforcement is currently at our resort looking for an individual who made concerning statements threatening the safety of our guests," a Great Wolf Lodge spokesperson said in a statement Friday night. "For the safety of our guests, the resort is currently in lockdown and we following the lead of law enforcement."

According to the spokesperson, the resort's general manager said there had been no indications from officials that the person was armed.

Early Saturday, the lodge spokesperson said police determined there was "no credible threat" and the resort was cleared to resume operations.

"We’d like to thank Grapevine PD for diligently looking into this matter and for helping us keep our guests safe," the spokesman said.

Grapevine Police Department spokeswoman Amanda McNew gives an update Friday night to the report of an "active threat" that police responded to at Great Wolf Lodge. Police searched room by room and said Saturday morning that no suspect was located and no injuries were reported.

Officers from the Northeast Tarrant County SWAT Team and Bedford, Euless, Hurst, Irving and Southlake police departments assisted. Grapevine Fire medics also responded.

Some officers stayed at the lodge early Saturday as an additional precaution.

Great Wolf Lodge is located along State Highway 26 near Texan Trail in Grapevine.

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