Fremont hospital guest arrested after he refuses to leave, threatens to shoot guards

While I was getting settled into my chair at Fremont City Hall for Tuesday night’s City Council meeting, police were arriving at Washington Township Hospital to take a man into custody for … well … I’ll let our Breaking News Team reporter Natalie Alund tell you the rest:

FREMONT — A disgruntled hospital guest who refused to leave a Bay Area hospital after he learned visiting hours were over and threatened to shoot security guards was behind bars Wednesday.

Najibullah Noory, 39, of Union City was arrested on suspicion of making terrorist threats inside Washington Hospital Tuesday night, said police Spokeswoman Geneva Bosques.

Noory had arrived at the hospital to visit a family member, but was told by security that visitation hours had ended, police said. He reportedly became upset and threatened to shoot the security guards with a handgun.

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Chris DeBenedetti