Saudi Arabian man pleads not guilty to threat against Brockton Hospital

A Saudi Arabian man pleaded not guilty to a charge he threatened to blow up the Brockton Hospital on Tuesday. 

Saud Alonize, 21, was arraigned in Brockton District Court on one count of assault and battery, one count of threat to commit a crime, one count of assault on a health care provider and one count of disorderly conduct. 

He pleaded not guilty and was held on $2,500 cash bail. 

At 10:30 p.m. on Saturday, Brockton Police responded to the hospital after Alonize told hospital workers he would strap a bomb to himself and come back to blow up the hospital. 

he bruised the wrist of one health care worker and shot blood from a facial injury at another worker. 

The facial injury, caused from an early fight with a roommate, was what originally brought him to the hospital on Saturday night. Police reported he appeared intoxicated. 

Alonize reported to hospital staff he was from Saudi Arabia. He has been ordered to surrender his passport. 

His case has been continued until March 16. 

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