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Bomb threat results in lock-down of hospital – Musquodoboit Harbour

Musquodoboit Harbour

Halifax District RCMP is investigating after a bomb threat was made towards the Twin Oaks Hospital in Musquodoboit Harbour.

Prior to 2 p.m. yesterday, an unknown male telephoned the hospital and made a threat to blow up the hospital. When RCMP arrived at the hospital, staff at Twin Oaks had already initiated Bomb Threat procedures and were in lock-down procedure.

RCMP Explosive Disposal Unit, RCMP Police Dog Services and Halifax Regional Police K-9 Unit attended the location to conduct a search. After searching the hospital and the vehicles at the location, nothing suspicious was found.

This incident remains under investigation.

Anyone with information about this incident is asked to contact Halifax District RCMP or Halifax Regional Police at 902-490-5020. Should you wish to remain anonymous, you can also contact Nova Scotia Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477) or text TIP202 + your message to ‘CRIMES’ (274637) or submit tips by Secure Web Tips at www.crimestoppers.ns.ca. Calls to Crime Stoppers are not taped or traced and if police make an arrest and lay charges based on a tip, callers qualify for a cash award.

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Source: Media Release

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