Patient with knife prompts hospital lockdown
Posted Sep 19, 2022 07:21:59 PM.
The Queen Elizabeth II Health Sciences Centre was placed in lockdown Monday afternoon after a report of a patient brandishing a knife.
Halifax Regional Police say multiple officers were called to Halifax Infirmary entrance on Summer Street at 12:43 p.m.
Responding officers quickly found and detained the patient.
Police say they found a folding pocket knife, but the patient did not use it to commit any criminal offences.
The lockdown was cancelled and the patient was released without charges.