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Increased security at VA hospital after threat

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MEMPHIS, TN (WMC-TV) - There was increased security at the Memphis VA Hospital Saturday after a threat was made towards the medical center.

The threat was made early Saturday.

The director of the hospital issued a statement assuring families there has been no interruption in patient care.

The statement also said, "we have taken the necessary precautions to assure the safety of our patients, employees and visitors.  Everyone's safety while at the medical center is our number one priority."

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