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Bridgeport Hospital Returns To Normal Operations After ER Incident

Bridgeport Hospital was placed on lockdown Friday afternoon.
Bridgeport Hospital was placed on lockdown Friday afternoon. Photo Credit: Bridgeport Hospital

UPDATE : BRIDGEPORT, Conn. —  Bridgeport Hospital was on “heightened awareness” on Friday afternoon after an incident in the emergency department, the hospital’s senior vice president of operations told the Connecticut Post.

A patient was verbally threatened by a "significant other," but the incident was resolved, the Post said.

The term "lockdown" was originally used, but it was a case of heightened awareness" handled by Bridgeport police and hospital security, the Connecticut Post said.

original story: BRIDGEPORT, Conn. — Bridgeport Hospital was placed on lockdown Friday after someone made verbal threats, according to the Connecticut Post.

The nature of the threats were not made public as of 4 p.m., but the hospital was placed on lockdown as a precaution, the Connecticut Post reported. Bridgeport Police were on the scene to assist hospital security, a city spokesperson told the Connecticut Post.

Click here to read the Connecticut Post story.

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