Press Release from the Yuma Police Department

Yuma Police Department Press Release-

On 11/1/19, at approximately 1540 hours, officers with the Yuma Police Department were contacted to respond to Yuma District Hospital for a child protection issue. 

Upon arriving on scene, officers learned the hospital was on lock down due to a male party possibly en route to the hospital to harm a patient.
The Yuma Children’s Academy was also put on a lock out procedure due to their close proximity as a precaution. 

After investigation, it was learned that it was a false alarm and at this time there is no threat to the community. All lockdown and lockout procedures were lifted approximately 30 minutes later.