Waco, TX (KWKT) — The Waco Police Department responded to a call this morning at Hillcrest Hospital, about 9:50 am.
The Hospital received information that someone was making threats against the hospital via phone calls.
Officers responded to the scene to assist Hillcrest in securing the premises and assure the safety of Hillcrest employees and patrons. Hillcrest staff implemented their protocol to insure the safety of their employees and customers as well.
Authorities believe they know who the suspect is and he does not reside anywhere near the Waco or immediate area. They are working an active criminal investigation into the matter.
There were not any immediate threats to hospital personnel or visitors as the individual making the threats is believed to reside in another part of the state.
No arrests have been made at this point.