Man threatens PA hospital with briefcase contents
Published 9:12 am Thursday, August 6, 2015
Christus Hospital – St. Mary had a scare Thursday morning after a man went into the facility’s emergency room lobby holding a briefcase and claiming to have “a message for America.”
Port Arthur police were called to the hospital, where they took the man, who is believed to be a mental patient, into custody for a psychiatric evaluation.
PAPD reported the briefcase was empty, and that police officers have dealt with the man in the past, Beaumont Channel 12 News reported.