A 43-YEAR-OLD man has been arrested on suspicion of making a hoax bomb threat to Dewsbury and District Hospital.

A section of the hospital was evacuated last Thursday morning following a telephone call made at 8.50am.

One visitor said they were evacuated at around 9.45am, and at around 11.15am police advised them to go home. A police spokesman said the local man was being questioned at Dewsbury police station.