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Hospital bomb hoax caller identified

POLICE have identified a 15-year-old boy as the caller who rang Banská Bystrica's FD Roosevelt Hospital on March 7 informing a nurse that there was a bomb in the facility.

Hundreds of patients had to be moved out of the hospital and police started an extensive search for the nonexistent bomb.

The caller, not named by the police, has been charged with spreading alarm, and according to Banská Bystrica police spokeswoman Marta Mandáková the investigator is considering taking him into custody.

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