"The first red flag for the waitress it was it was kind of hidden...like I want you to see this but I don't want them to now I left it," said Conway police spokesperson LaTresha Woodruff.
Concerned employees called police, and officers alerted a detective who rushed to the scene in 8 minutes. Using the note and information from employees and social media, they tracked down the woman behind the message, Tesla Williams. William confessed that the note was a joke.
"This is a prank none of us found very funny. For someone to think that a person has been kidnapped is going to cause some alarm as it did and for that yes was its a big deal. It's a big waste of manpower and all of our resources," Woodruff said.
The investigation then flipped, focusing on the woman behind the phony letter. Police arrested Williams for communicating a false alarm.
Despite this fake note and other fake calls authorities will continue investigating each call as if it's real until they get to the bottom of it.