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For Immediate Release:
July 08, 2016

Media Contact:
Det. Robin Pinkard

Topic: Phone Threats
Case #: PD160708257630
Date & Time of Occurrence: 07/08/2016 at 2:58 p.m.
Address of Occurrence: 3100 S.W. 62 Avenue
  Miami, Florida
Subject #1:
Subject's Name: Unknown , (/)

Phone Threats Received at Nicklaus Children's Hospital

(Miami-Dade County, FL) -- 


The Miami-Dade Police Department (MDPD), is investigating phone threats that were received at Nicklaus Children’s Hospital.

According to investigators, a staff member received a call stating that there was a bomb in the parking lot and an active shooter on the premises. Hospital security was immediately notified and summoned police assistance. MDPD officers along with multiple agencies responded and utilized all available resources to evacuate staff and patients. 

Searches of the hospital and surrounding areas revealed no credible threats.  All staff members and patients have been allowed back in and the hospital has resumed all normal operations.

The investigation continues.






Anyone with information regarding this incident is urged to contact CrimeStoppers
(305)471-TIPS (8477) or (866) 471-8477
Visit and select “Give a Tip”
Send a text message to 274637. Enter CSMD followed by the tip information and press send.

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