Friday, 8:00a.m. Greenwich Police have determined the incident on Round Hill Rd on Thursday night did not involve a real hostage situation. NBC News is reporting that police set up a perimeter and tried to contact people inside the home, but no one answered at the number the 911 call was made from.
Authorities were eventually able to reach some family members who were not at the home, but some household members could not be located, according to the NBC report.
Police eventually went into the home and found no one inside.
“At this time we do not believe there was any actual hostage situation, and the Greenwich police are continuing to investigate the matter,” Capt. Robert Berry said in an audio news release. “There have been no reported injuries from the incident and there is currently no reason to believe there is any threat to the community.”
Friday, 12:18a.m. According to a Greenwich Police Tweet, Round Hill Rd is re-opened. Officers are clearing the scene and the case remains open while more facts are gathered. According to the Tweet, “No arrest.”
Thursday April 17, 10:58p.m. The Greenwich Police Department are responding to a “very serious criminal matter,” Greenwich Police posted on Twitter. The full Tweet reads, “The initial call was for what appeared to be very serious criminal matter. Currently there is no immediate threat to the general public.”
At 11:00p.m., Channel 12 described the situation as a possible hostage situation and reported that a Stamford canine crew had responded to the scene.
The initial Greenwich Police Dept. Tweet at 9:00p.m. announced, “Round Hill Road in the 600 block is closed to traffic for an investigation in a nearby home.”
Greenwich Free Press will update the story as more information becomes available.