Threat prompts police presence at Maine Medical Center

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Law enforcement said the Maine Medical Center was “all clear” Sunday night after a bomb threat prompted a police presence earlier in the day. The situation has led the hospital to temporarily halt visits unless medically necessary. “Maine Medical Center has been cleared by Portland and State Police, working in coordination with MMC Safety and Security teams. Visitation has returned to normal,” a hospital spokesperson said in a statement. According to a hospital spokesperson, the facility received the threat through its switchboard. “After investigating a bomb threat at Maine Medical Center, the hospital was evacuated. The investigation into this incident is ongoing. PPD thanks the Maine State Police for their assistance,” Portland Police said in a statement. Portland police said the investigation is ongoing.

Law enforcement said the Maine Medical Center was “all clear” Sunday night after a bomb threat prompted a police presence earlier in the day.

The situation has led the hospital to temporarily halt visits unless medically necessary.

“Maine Medical Center has been cleared by Portland and State Police, working in coordination with MMC Safety and Security teams. Visitation has returned to normal,” a hospital spokesperson said in a statement.

According to a hospital spokesperson, the facility received the threat through its switchboard.

“After investigating a bomb threat at Maine Medical Center, the hospital has been evacuated. The investigation into this incident is ongoing. PPD thanks the Maine State Police for their assistance,” the statement said. Portland Police in a statement.

Portland police said the investigation is ongoing.

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