Report of man being chased into Lakewood King Soopers by armed person unfounded

LAKEWOOD, Colo. — A King Soopers store was closed Monday morning after a man called 911 to say he was chased inside by an armed man, the Lakewood Police Department said.

Officers responded just before 9 a.m. to the store at 1555 Quail St.

The store was closed, and cleared of customers and employees.

Officers swept the store but no one with a gun was found.

After talking with the man who made the call, it was discovered the situation was unfounded, police said.

There were no injuries.