Shortly after 11 p.m., several police officers were dispatched to the Waffle House on Hillsborough Street after receiving a call that an officer was shot.
Authorities later learned that it was a fake call.
Officers on the scene told WRAL the same man, who police identified as Angelo Breedn, called in a robbery nearby, which they say did not happen.
Breeden was released from the Wake County Jail late Wednesday afternoon on a written promise to appear in court. That court date, however, was not immediately known.
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