St. Joseph East Hospital put on lockdown after receiving threats

LEXINGTON, Ky. (WTVQ) — Saint Joseph East Hospital in Lexington was put on lockdown after an unknown suspect called the hospital making threats early Wednesday morning, according to Lexington Police.

Investigators say around 5:45 a.m. they received a call from employees at the hospital stating that an unknown man called the hospital making general threats.

The hospital followed protocol and locked-down the entire facility as police completed a thorough search.

The lockdown has since been lifted.

According to police, there are no suspects at this time but an investigation is underway.

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