Police Handle Threat At Hedrick Medical Center

Hedrick Medical Center was on lock-down Wednesday after receiving a threat against a doctor who works at the hospital.  Police investigated the threat and a warrant was issued for a 52-year-old male of Norborne.

With further investigation and working with the Hospital, on Wednesday, the man was located and arrested without incident in Lafayette County.  He was transported to the Chillicothe Police Department where he was processed and taken to the Daviess/DeKalb County Regional Jail pending a court appearance.

While the threat has been stopped, police are continuing the investigation into uncovering possible additional criminal activity.

Throughout the day Wednesday, the hospital was locked down and patients could only enter through the ER doors.

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