Upper Macungie Township police, along with Cetronia Ambulance personal were dispatched 10:41 a.m. April 28 for a welfare check at the Holiday Inn Express & Suites, 5630 W. Tilghman St., Upper Macungie Township.
According to UMTP Crime and Community Services Division Commander Lt. Pete Nickischer, officers were dispatched to the hotel for a welfare check of a male in mental distress.
Police say as result of the nature of the call the Lehigh County Municipal Emergency Response Team was activated to assist.
The male eventually exited the room peacefully, police say.
Upper Macungie Township Bureau of Fire and Lehigh County Special Operations also assisted at the scene.
PRESS PHOTOS BY LOU WHEELAND The Lehigh County Municipal Emergency Response Team is dispatched to assist Upper Macungie Township police with an incident involving a welfare check of a male in distress at the Holiday Inn Express & Suites, Upper Macungie Township, April 28.
The Lehigh County Municipal Emergency Response Team vehicle as well as other emergency units, including the Cetronia Ambulance Corps, are on hand 10:41 a.m. April 28 at the Holiday Inn Express & Suites, Upper Macungie Township.