The dispatcher then tried to calm down the caller and asked him to not hang up.
“I’m not going to hang up,” he said. “I’m not going to hang up. I’m just going to put the phone down and I’m going to tie them up.”
“Who’s there with you, Michael?” the dispatcher asked before the call disconnected again.
When police arrived on the scene the church’s door was locked, but officers were able to talk to SHOP’s director and confirmed no one was hurt or being held hostage.
Beavercreek police have not confirmed if there is a person of interest in the case.
The Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office did follow up on the name of a Washington Twp. man that they received, but police did not have any charges and did not ask for the man to be detained.