Police received a call from a member of the public informing them that a male had made a threat towards Torbay Hospital. The threat was treated seriously and Armed Response Officers were deployed to the hospital to search for a male described as 6’00” grey hair aged in his 50’s.
Torbay hospital closed their doors to protect their staff and customers for a short time whilst the threat was negated.
Devon and Cornwall Police reassure the community that the incident has been dealt with and local officers are investigating the allegation. Torbay Hospital has re-opened its doors and have thanked Devon and Cornwall Police for their professionalism in this matter.
Source:: Devon and Cornwall Police News