Man Arrested After Bomb Threat at Kadlec Hospital
Richland police have a man in custody, who allegedly made a bomb threat Thursday afternoon.
Details are still coming out, but according to our news partner KNDU-TV, around 2 p.m. a man walked into the main lobby of the main hospital facility at Kadlec in Richland and made specific threats about a bomb.
According to KNDU, Richland police said via Facebook:
"An individual went to Kadlec and made threats of having a bomb. We have found the suspect and he is in custody"
The man apparently walked in, made the threat about a bomb in his backpack, then tried to flee on foot. He was captured on Thayer Dr. by police and is in custody. The facility temporarily went into a lock down while police chased the suspect.
A search of his backpack showed no explosive devices. No further details about the incident or man have been released.