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Canada Bomb threat prompts lockdown of Royal Alexandra Hospital

01:50  06 november  2019
01:50  06 november  2019 Source:   edmontonjournal.com

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Authorities have given the all-clear on a lockdown at Baptist Hospital Medical Center caused by a "hoax bomb threat " made at the downtown campus.

The Royal Alexandra Hospital will resume normal operations as quickly as possible following a bomb threat against the site this afternoon. The Edmonton Police Service has given the all clear.

a view of a city: An aerial view of Royal Alexandra Hospital in Edmonton in 2015. © Ryan Jackson An aerial view of Royal Alexandra Hospital in Edmonton in 2015.

The Royal Alexandra Hospital was briefly placed under lockdown at 1:12 p.m. Tuesday after a bomb threat was made Tuesday morning.

Edmonton police crews and the EPS bomb detail were on-scene to clear the hospital, which re-opened at around 2:15 p.m.

Crews found three packages within the hospital that were determined not to be suspicious.

One person is being held by police for questioning.

Police say there is no risk to the public.

The incident caused minimal disruptions to hospital operations, according to Alberta Health Services officials.

“The only disruptions were that a few non-urgent procedures were postponed,” said AHS communications executive director Kerry Williamson.

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