Abenaqui hostage/bomb threat
On Tuesday April 21st at 3:23 PM, Rye Police were dispatched to the Abenaqui Country Club at 731 Central Rd. when a caller reported he stabbed someone, took hostages, had a bomb and a gun. Police responded from Rye, North Hampton, Greenland, State Police, Hampton, Fish and Game, and New Castle. Rye Fire was also staged as a precaution. A perimeter was established and the building was evacuated. The building was cleared and later checked by a state police K9. No bombs or threats were found. Rye police are working to identify the caller.
If you have any information regarding this or any other crime, please contact the Rye Police Department at 603-964-5522, or make an anonymous tip through Seacoast Crime Stoppers at 603-431-1199 or www.seacoastcrimestoppers.org.