GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (WOOD) — Grand Rapids investigated a bomb threat at a hospital Thursday night. It turned out to not be credible.
It’s happened at Trinity Health Saint Mary’s, located on Jefferson Avenue near Wealthy Street, the Grand Rapids Police Department told News 8. Police say a person walked into the hospital with a brown bag and said it was a bomb.
The suspect was taken into custody, police say.
GRPD believed the threat was not credible, but the bomb squad was called to inspect the bag, which turned out to contain an orange and a banana.
The hospital was locked down. The lockdown was later lifted after the all-clear was given.
Trinity Health Grand Rapids released this statement Friday:
“Trinity Health Grand Rapids received a bomb threat last night that has since cleared. The hospital has standard procedures in place to ensure a safe and secure healing environment for patients, visitors and employees. Enhanced security measures are implemented from time to time to address immediate safety concerns.”Trinity Health Grand Rapids