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Police called in after employee makes ‘indirect threat’ at Manchester nursing home

MANCHESTER — Police were called to a nursing home Tuesday after an employee made an ‘indirect threat’ about an explosive device. Police were c...
Manchester

MANCHESTER — Police were called to a nursing home Tuesday after an employee made an ‘indirect threat’ about an explosive device.

Police were called  to Touchpoint of Manchester,  333 Bidwell St. after an employee reported another worker was irate, and made ‘indirect threat’ regarding having an explosive device.

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Stephen Shepherd, 67, of Manchester, was charged with Breach of Peace in the 1st Degree and Threatening in the 1st Degree. Bond was set at $25,000.

Police blocked off Bidwell St. while they entered the building and investigated. Police determined that there was no actual explosive device, and there was no threat to the public. Bidwell Street was closed for a time but has since reopened.

Detectives now investigating what cause the employee to get irate and make statement about explosive device.