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A Chicago hospital was on hold for several hours and a SWAT team was deployed after the hospital was threatened over the phone, according to Chicago police.
The threat struck Northwestern Hospital, located in downtown Streeterville, about 8:40 p.m. Sunday night. A SWAT team was set up a short time later.
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The video, captured by Fox 32 Chicago, shows dozens of officers storming the hospital’s Feinberg Pavilion. Some officers were seen carrying large shields.
Just before 10:30 pm local time, the hospital complained about the incident, saying it was under arrest for an “Armed Intruder alert.” The hospital confirmed there was no strong threat and normal operations resumed.
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Chicago police told Fox News Digital a search of the hospital had been conducted, and there were no threats.
A SWAT team in downtown Chicago has been set up on a ‘phone threat,’ police say
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