Suspicious package turns out to be computer mouse
BANGOR, Maine—Police in Bangor, Maine, say a suspicious package that prompted the evacuation of a federal building turned out to be a safe electronic device.
The Margaret Chase Smith Federal Building was shut down lFriday afternoon after security officers determined a package being delivered by
The police department's bomb squad team determined that the item, which looked suspicious in a scan of the box, was a computer mouse.
The evacuation came a day after Vermont Sen. Patrick Leahy's office was evacuated in Burlington, Vt., because of a suspicious letter that appeared to be related to other packages containing a suspicious but harmless powdery substance were sent to other members of Congress.