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Another Incident at Nanaimo Hospital



The second threat in two days against Nanaimo hospital.

A 52-year-old woman was arrested Wednesday after a threatening phone call was made to the Nanaimo RCMP Detachment.

The call was traced to the hospital area and a suspect was taken into custody.

Island Health confirms it was a bomb threat.

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NRGH Locked Down Tuesday Afternoon



A brief lockdown at Nanaimo Hospital after a threat was made to the facility late Tuesday afternoon.

RCMP Sergeant Sheryl Armstrong says a "general" threat against the hospital was made leading to the arrest of a 39-year-old Naniamo man on a street several kilometers from the hospital.

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Nine People Rescued in the Water Near Gabriola



Nine people were rescued Monday after their boat flipped northeast of Gabriola Island.

A marine radio call for help was made just before 2:00pm after a Grady White Boat started taking on water.

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Robbery At North End Domino's Pizza



A robbery at the Nanaimo Domino's Pizza on Norwell Drive early Monday morning.

Police say it happened just after midnight when a man wearing a halloween mask entered the store. 

He threatened the clerk with a baton, and took off with an undisclosed amount of money from the safe.

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