MaineGeneral in Waterville goes into lockdown Wednesday due to threat

Published: Apr. 28, 2023 at 12:24 PM EDT
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WATERVILLE, Maine (WABI) - Police say a Waterville man is facing terrorizing charges after threatening a hospital Wednesday night.

Waterville police say 41-year-old John Picurro was arrested on Thursday.

MaineGeneral officials say they were notified Wednesday by Waterville police that a credible threat had been made to the facility.

The Thayer Center was placed in lockdown and security was added to the Alfond Center for Health entrances.

There was also a police presence on the campus.

Police say Picurro is out on bail.