Sheriff: Disgruntled customer led to police scene

A disgruntled customer who made a potential threat led to a brief, heavy police scene at a local furniture store Friday afternoon.

Posted: Feb 14, 2020 4:47 PM
Updated: Feb 14, 2020 5:49 PM

TERRE HAUTE, Ind. (WTHI) - There was a large police presence at Ashley Furniture Homestore on Terre Haute's south side Friday afternoon.

Sheriff John Plasse told News 10 a customer was upset about his furniture not being delivered. The staff explained the situation would take some time to solve. At that point, Sheriff Plasse said the man said he had a gun in his vehicle and would be getting his money back.

Several police quickly arrived on scene and took the man into custody for arrest. Sheriff Plasse said no one was hurt and no gun was displayed at the time. 

Article Comments

Terre Haute
Clear
54° wxIcon
Hi: 56° Lo: 39°
Feels Like: 54°
Robinson
Clear
57° wxIcon
Hi: 56° Lo: 38°
Feels Like: 57°
Indianapolis
Scattered Clouds
53° wxIcon
Hi: 53° Lo: 37°
Feels Like: 53°
Rockville
Clear
51° wxIcon
Hi: 53° Lo: 38°
Feels Like: 51°
Casey
Clear
54° wxIcon
Hi: 54° Lo: 39°
Feels Like: 54°
Brazil
Clear
54° wxIcon
Hi: 54° Lo: 38°
Feels Like: 54°
Marshall
Clear
54° wxIcon
Hi: 55° Lo: 39°
Feels Like: 54°
Some sunshine and clouds with warm temperatures.
WTHI Planner
WTHI Temps
WTHI Radar

Latest Video

Image

Sunday Morning Forecast Update

Image

Weekend education wrap

Image

ISU Polar Plunge

Image

Coronavirus impacts farmers

Image

Swimming Sectonals

Image

TH North Evansville Harrison

Image

West Vigo North Central

Image

Sullivan Evan Bosse

Image

Linton semi-state

Image

Loogootee semi-state

WTHI Events