Bomb threat at Kent General Hospital

Officials at Kent General Hospital say they received a bomb threat Wednesday night.

It happened around 6:00 p.m. when the switchboard received the threat by phone.

The hospital notified the Dover police and fire departments and nearby emergency responders, including state police.

A floor to floor search was conducted to ensure patients, visitors, employees and physicians are safe.

Dover police reported that the scene had been cleared.

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