Bomb threat cleared at Lee Memorial Hospital

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FORT MYERS, Fla.- Lee Memorial Hospital on Cleveland Avenue has been cleared following a bomb threat.

Police first responded to the hospital on Cleveland Avenue around 10 a.m. Sunday. FMPD officers and Lee Memorial security staff searched the hospital for about an hour and cleared the hospital just after 11 a.m.

A Lee Memorial Health Systems spokesperson released the following statement to WINK News:

“As a precaution, the call prompted an investigation by law enforcement that included a thorough check of each hospital which revealed no suspicious activity.  Each hospital remains open and there has been no disruption to patient care. As always, safety of our patients and staff is our number one priority and concern.”

The Fort Myers Police Department is continuing an investigation, if you have any information call 239-321-7700, or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-780-TIPS (8477) or text message C-R-I-M-E-S (274637) Keyword FMPD. Tipsters can remain anonymous. All updates will be issued via email.

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