WHEELING, WV (LOOTPRESS) – An individual was arrested Tuesday morning after brandishing a knife at a Wheeling hotel.
According to reports from the Wheeling Police Department, at 9:15am on the morning of Tuesday, August 23, 2022, authorities were called to the Springhill Suites in the 900 block of National Road.
The call was made as a result of an individual inside who was being disorderly and had been asked to leave by hotel staff but refused.
Upon being asked to leave, the man became agitated, brandishing a knife and threatening employees.
Upon coming into contact with the suspect at the bottom of Anthoni Avenue, he was identified by police as 32-year-old Patrick James Ankrom.
Police learned Ankrom had been in the Wheeling area for only a few days and had no fixed address. His last last known residence was in Latrobe, Pa.
Ankrom was arrested and charged with brandishing, and was transported to the Northern Regional Jail by police. A cash only bond was set at $1,000. He also was wanted for an extraditable warrant in the state of Pennsylvania.