One man was arrested after Metro Nashville Police say he entered a church and became aggressive on July 7.
Officers responded to an aggressor call at Belmont United Methodist Church, which houses a daycare for 50+ kids. Police say the man was able to gain access after jumping a fence.
Damian Rucker, 39, jumped a playground fence and entered the building as persons were exiting. Officers, including some who were first on the scene at The Covenant School, rushed inside & systematically began looking for him. Rucker was found on the 3rd floor, away from any kids.
Thankfully, no one was injured.
Rucker has been charged with threatening mass violence in a school, aggravated criminal trespassing, and making a false report of an emergency (for threatening to blow up the building).
Rucker possessed no weapons or harmful material.