The Steelers are up early the morning of the AFC Championship game in Boston today, but it isn’t because they’re excited.
The hotel at which the team was staying at had to be evacuated at 3 a.m. due to the fire alarm being pulled.
— Rich Walsh KDKA (@RichieWalsh) January 22, 2017
According to ProFootballTalk, Massachusetts State Police have apprehended a 25-year-old Boston man on charges of disorderly conduct, disturbing the peace and pulling a false alarm at the Steelers’ hotel.
The false alarm was apparently planned out in advance by Patriots fans wanting to disturb the Steelers: Paolantonio reports that the man pulled the alarm, ran out of the hotel and jumped into a waiting car, fleeing the scene. But police were nonetheless able to catch up to them.
— Ian Smith (@ismithKDKA) January 22, 2017
Hilton released this notice to guests following the incident.
— Blitzburgh (@Steel_Curtain4) January 22, 2017