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Heightened security at Bedford laboratory

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On Wednesday, April 17, 2013 at 11:35 pm, Bedford Police confirmed that they responded to an issue taking place at the Ben Venue Laboratories on Northfield Rd. 

Witnesses report seeing people being led out of the facility by officers.   

Both the Bedford Police and Mayor have directed inquires for more specific details surrounding the incident to the company.

At this time, representatives of Ben Venue Laboratories are only saying that the "increased security is a precautionary measure", as a result of the actions of internal personnel.

It is unclear what exactly prompted the evacuation.

No more information is available at this time.

Ben Venue Laboratories is the sterile injectables manufacturing arm of Bedford Laboratories, a Boehringer Ingelheim company.

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