Ferndale police: Man wearing only towel makes threat with handgun at motel

Published On: Jan 30 2013 09:38:51 AM EST

Ferndale police said a man wearing only a towel was arrested Monday at a motel for allegedly confronting another man at gunpoint.

Police said a 47-year-old man who was staying at the Motorama Motel on Eight Mile Road told officers he was walking back to his room when 69-year-old Arnold Parker came out of another room, pointed a gun at him and called him names.

The victim walked away and called police.

Parker willingly surrendered to police when they arrived.

A semi-automatic handgun and a rifle were found in his room, police said.

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