COLONIE, N.Y. — An alleged irate customer prompted a scare at Colonie Center Sunday.
Colonie police confirmed they responded to the mall for an angry customer making threats. Police say Trashalla Gillbey, 33, got into an altercation over a missing cell phone. Officials say he stated he had a gun.
Gillbey was arrested and charged with criminal nuisance, disorderly conduct, and unlawful possession of marijuana.
Despite confusion on social media, Colonie police say there was no shooting and no gun has been found.
Stores briefly sheltered in place but the mall has since reopened.