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Posted on: October 19, 2020

Bomb Threats Phoned into Linden Ponds Senior Community

Hingham, MA – A senior living community received bomb threats by phone on Monday. The residents sheltered in place while Officers and K9’s searched the campus but no devices were found. 

On Monday, October 19, 2020 at 11:00am the staff at Linden Ponds reported they received several bomb threats by phone. Linden Ponds is a senior retirement community with approximately 1,200 residents on a 108 acre gated campus. Officers responded with the Hingham Fire Department and the residents were instructed to shelter in place. Additional police officers from Cohasset, Hull, Norwell, Rockland, Scituate and Weymouth responded to assist in securing and searching the campus. Numerous K9’s from the ATF Boston Office, Massachusetts State Police and Quincy Police also responded and searched the buildings. 

No suspicious devices were found. The shelter in place ended at 4pm. There were no injuries. The incident remains under investigation by Hingham Detectives. ### Contact P.I.O. Sgt. Steven Dearth

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