CASSEL, N.Y. (AP) — Police say a homeless man has been arrested for calling in a bomb threat to a Long Island hospital.
Nassau County police say Victor Perez placed the anonymous call to the Nassau University Medical Center in East Meadow at 11:43 p.m. Tuesday.
According to police, he said there was a bomb in the hospital. Police searched the hospital inside and out but found nothing.
Police traced the call to a pay phone in Westbury. Perez was arrested on Wednesday and charged with making a terroristic threat.
It wasn't immediately known if he had a lawyer.