Police: Mt. Healthy man pointed fake gun at officers, arrested

Published: Feb. 17, 2016 at 9:45 PM EST|Updated: Feb. 17, 2016 at 9:59 PM EST
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MOUNT HEALTHY, OH (FOX19) - The Mt. Healthy Police Department says its officers showed restraint during in an incident in which a suspect allegedly pointed a fake gun at them.

Police responded to a house on Adams Rd. near Hickman St. around 11:30 p.m. Tuesday to investigate an assault complaint.

Court documents show Christopher Laugle, 26, pointed the gun at officers which was originally on a coffee table inside the home. Laugle allegedly resisted arrest but was eventually taken into custody.

It wasn't until after Laugle was arrested that police realized the gun was fake, according to the incident report.

Laugle is in the Hamilton County Detention Center awaiting trial.

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