Truro hospital under lockdown
The Colchester East Hants Health Centre in Truro is under lockdown.
Truro Police Chief Dave MacNeil tells our newsroom police received a request from the emergency department around 6 a.m. Friday for officers to attend and secure the facility.
MacNeil says the lockdown is a precautionary measure related to an incident in the Halifax area.
Details on the HRM incident have not been disclosed.
MacNeil tells our newsroom there is nothing to suggest a current threat to the Truro area community, reinforcing the lockdown was put in place as a precautionary measure.