Around 150 people evacuated after bomb threat at Community Hospital North surgery center, suspect arrested
INDIANAPOLIS, Ind.– Community Health Network says a suspect is in custody after a bomb threat was reported near the Community North campus.
According to police, the suspect was yelling things about a bomb inside the surgery center on the North Campus.
The building was forced to be evacuated. Around 6:30 p.m., Community Health said the suspect was in custody.
The call came in at around 4:34 from an employer saying a person was indicating there was a bomb in the building.
Security officers reportedly apprehended the suspect within two minutes of getting the call, but still had to perform a full bomb check. He was later identified as Jason Hardy, 32.
According to the hospital security director, 150 people were evacuated and it took around 10 minutes.
Hardy has been charged with disorderly conduct and is reportedly banned from all Community Hospital properties for life.
The hospital is located at 7150 Clearvista Parkway in Indianapolis.