Orlando high school evacuated over box of labels

Published On: Feb 04 2013 01:58:45 PM EST   Updated On: Feb 04 2013 04:20:07 PM EST


A box of shipping labels caused the evacuation of Edgewater High School on Monday, according to authorities.

Edgewater High School Principal Michelle Erickson left a voicemail with parents saying that the school had received a bomb threat and all students and faculty were evacuated to the football stadium.

Orlando Fire Department tells Local 6 a student reported they had saq the box with a message on it saying something similar to "this is not a bomb-psych." Fire officials said the student who the box belonged to said it was a school project and he had never intended it to be a scare.

Orlando Police Department investigated the threat, finding that the alleged bomb was a box of shipping labels. The campus was deemed safe.

No other information was immediately available.


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