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Packages not suspicious at Royal Alexandra

Last Updated Nov 5, 2019 at 2:42 pm MDT

Emergency crews are seen at the Royal Alexandra Hospital after a bomb threat on the morning of Nov. 5, 2019. Credit - CityNews

EDMONTON (CityNews) – One person is being questioned by Edmonton police, after a bomb threat at the Royal Alexandra Hospital.

After a search, three packages were found inside the hospital, but were deemed non-suspicious.

Police say the EPS Bomb Detail need to clear out the hospital on Tuesday, while AHS confirmed the building was under lockdown.

Some areas of the hospital also needed to be evacuated as a result of the call.

Police asked the public to avoid the area while crews worked.

Police say there is no risk to the public.