UPDATE: Suspicious device at Oklahoma City hospital deemed not dangerous

Oklahoma City police evacuated part of St. Anthony's emergency room and the bomb squad investigated after a suspicious device was reported.
FROM STAFF REPORTS Modified: January 20, 2014 at 3:53 pm •  Published: January 20, 2014

3:40 p.m. The suspicious device found near downtown at St. Anthony's hospital is deemed not dangerous, Oklahoma City police Capt. Dexter Nelson said.

3:15 p.m. Oklahoma City police said they are investigating a suspicious device at a downtown hospital.

Police were called about 1:10 p.m. Monday to St. Anthony's hospital.

A man checked himself into the emergency room for treatment and left a backpack outside, police Capt. Dexter Nelson said. A security guard picked up the backpack and called the Oklahoma City police.

Hospital officials evacuated part of the emergency room, and the bomb squad has started investigating, Nelson said.

Check back with NewsOK.com for more information.

NewsOK.com has disabled the comments for this article.

Trending Now


  1. 1
    Sex Valley: Tech's booming prostitution trade
  2. 2
    Colorado Is Consuming Way More Pot Than Anyone Ever Believed
  3. 3
    What Dan Gilbert said to LeBron James to get him to return to Cleveland
  4. 4
    Female Yahoo Exec Sued By a Female Employee for Sexual Harassment
  5. 5
    A company wants you to experiment on Facebook — by quitting
+ show more