Police respond to threats of a man with a gun at a Boise Fred Meyer

Posted at 4:15 PM, Jan 12, 2019
and last updated 2019-01-13 00:42:32-05

BOISE, Idaho — Officers responded to a Boise Fred Meyer after a suspect in the bathroom claimed to have a gun.

Police say 28-year-old Andrew Middleton was yelling at people to stay back. Officers were able to take Middleton into custody after some communication.

Boise Police say the store on W. Federal Way was evacuated while officers were talking with him. Middleton did not have a weapon.

Middleton was booked into the Ada County Jail on charges of providing false information to police, disturbing the peace, and a felony "Failure to Appear" warrant.