Police: Philadelphia man faces charges for a swatting incident in Norwalk

Police said the suspect called and told them a woman was being held at gunpoint inside a home.

Nicole Alarcon Soares

Apr 26, 2024, 8:53 PM

Updated 31 days ago

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Norwalk police said a man from Philadelphia is facing charges for making a fake call to the department.
Police said Maurice Smith, 39, called and told them a woman was being held at gunpoint inside a home.
After arriving at the scene, police determined it was a hoax.
Investigators say Smith is an ex-boyfriend of the woman.
Smith turned himself in to the Norwalk Police Department on April 25 and is being held on a $150,000 bond.


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