Man in custody after suspicious activity at Sentara Martha Jefferson
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Man in custody after suspicious activity at Sentara Martha Jefferson

CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA (CVILLE RIGHT NOW) – Police activity at Sentara Martha Jefferson with a person in custody after the hospital was locked down for about 10 minutes. Albemarle Police responded to a call about a suspicious person at the hospital in the 500 block of Martha Jefferson Drive at 10:56 a.m. There was no active shooter as some had speculated. One witness said it was someone in a white coat, but that has not been confirmed.

One source said a person posing as a doctor entered the meeting, placed a bag on the table with a threat. The person then ran away, and police chased him around the grounds. This information is unconfirmed.

The investigation is ongoing, but police have already detained the man and there is no threat to the public.