Boston Police and EOD Respond to Children’s Hospital Overnight as Staff Remain on High Alert for Threats

On Friday, September 23, 2022, at approximately 00:00 hours, Boston Police officers assigned to District B-2 and the Bomb Squad responded to a 911 call reporting a suspicious package in the Children’s Hospital parking garage.

When they arrived, the Bomb Squad immediately canvassing the garage for anything else that seemed suspicious. Their primary mission was to quickly clear the threat since another bomb threat was called in at Northeastern University the same night. Additionally, there was a bomb threat at the Children’s Hospital just days prior to this particular incident.

The Bomb Squad was able to give the all-clear in the early hours of the morning. Luckily, there were no injuries and the Children’s Hospital was free from further incident.

Police are still investigating this incident and there is no further information at this time. Detectives from District B-2 are actively reviewing the facts and circumstances surrounding this incident. Any individuals with information can contact District B-2 Detectives at 617-343-4275.

Community members wishing to assist this investigation anonymously can do so by calling the CrimeStoppers Tip Line at 1 (800) 494-TIPS or by texting the word ‘TIP’ to CRIME (27463). The Boston Police Department will stringently guard and protect the identities of all those who wish to help this investigation in an anonymous manner.