**** HRP Media Release
Halifax Regional Police is investigating a bomb threat that was received this afternoon in Dartmouth.
At 3:41 p.m., police responded to the Nova Scotia Hospital at 300 Pleasant St. in Dartmouth for a bomb threat after a threatening phone call was received from an anonymous caller.
As a precaution the hospital was evacuated and officers temporarily closed down Pleasant St. in front of the hospital. Officers with the assistance of K9 searched the building and nothing suspicious was located.
All evacuated personnel and patients have now returned to the building and Pleasant St. has been re-opened to traffic. There were no injuries reported.
The investigation into this matter is continuing. Anyone with information about this incident is asked to contact police at 902-490-5020.
Anonymous tips can be sent to Crime Stoppers by calling toll-free 1-800-222-TIPS (8477), submitting a secure web tip at www.crimestoppers.ns.ca or using the P3 Tips App.