Sinai Hospital boosts security after third attempted armed robbery in 3 months

Baltimore-based Sinai Hospital has bolstered security after an attempted robbery Nov. 23 marked the third such incident against a Sinai employee in the last three months, according WBAL TV 11.

During the most recent incident, the suspect attempted to rob a hospital employee before he saw guards approaching and fled. Sinai employees were the victims of armed carjackings in both September and October.

"Obviously, this is very concerning to us as a department and as a community," said Jarron Jackson, a captain with the Baltimore Police Department, according to WBAL TV 11. "Sinai Hospital is one of our anchor institutions, we definitely want to keep them protected."

The hospital added extra security shifts and patrols, as well as more emergency lighting. 

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