A Buckhead office building was evacuated Thursday after a rapper who tried to go to the law firm of “Real Housewives of Atlanta” cast member Phaedra Parks threatened to set off a bomb, police said.
Terence Cook, best known for the 1999 hit “Left, Right,” never made it to The Parks Group, the law firm run by Parks, one of the stars of the hit Bravo reality television show.
He was arrested after he went to the lobby of another law firm in the same building and told employees he “was tired of being treated wrongly and that he had a bomb,” Atlanta police Officer Kim Jones said.
Both practices are in Lenox Plaza, which is across from Lenox Square mall.
Cook, whose stage name is Drama, had a FedEx envelope and a book with him at the time of his arrest, Jones said.
Witnesses told Channel 2 Action News the man could be heard saying: “I’m not leaving. I’ve got a bomb.”
That’s when Atlanta police officers were called to the scene.
An Atlanta police SWAT team, the U.S. Department of Homeland Security and airport police dogs responded to the incident.
“A sweep of the location was conducted including the suspect’s vehicle on the basement level of the parking lot,” Jones said. “No device was located.”
Operations at Lenox Plaza returned to normal.
Cook is in the Fulton County Jail on charges of terroristic threats and creating a false public alarm.
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