Nova Scotia

Boy admits N.S. hospital bomb threat

A 14-year-old boy pleaded guilty Monday to a charge of uttering threats in connection with a fake bomb threat that forced the evacuation of a Nova Scotia hospital.

A 14-year-old boy pleaded guilty Monday to a charge of uttering threats in connection with a fake bomb threat that forced the evacuation of a Nova Scotia hospital.

The youth also pleaded guilty to breach of probation and will remain in custody until sentencing next month. A mischief charge was dropped. 

Staff and 94 patients were forced out of the Aberdeen Hospital  in New Glasgow last Monday when the bomb threat was called in.

Police used dogs to check all five floors of the hospital but nothing was found.

The boy will be sentenced on July 26.

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