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BPD: 15-year-old arrested for making bomb threat directed at Adventist Health

Posted at 6:04 PM, Jul 03, 2018
and last updated 2018-07-03 21:04:46-04

A 15-year-old was taken into custody in connection with a bomb threat directed at Adventist Health on Tuesday morning.

According to Bakersfield Police, officers responded to Adventist Health on Chester Avenue for a bomb threat to the hospital. 

A sweep was conducted of the hospital, but nothing suspicious was found. 

Bakersfield Police say investigators were able to identify a 15-year-old as the person behind the threat. 

The teen was booked into Kern County Juvenile Hall. The teen faces criminal threats and false bomb report charges.