White powder found in West Oak Lane school is flour, police say

May 14, 2013 12:55:35 PM PDT
HAZMAT crews were called out to a Philadelphia school in West Oak Lane after white powder was found in two bags.

The discovery was made around 12:45 p.m. Tuesday at the John McCloskey School on the 8500 block of Pickering Street.

One bag was located in the exterior of the school and the other in the nurse's office.

HAZMAT crews tested the substance and determined it to be flour.

No injuries were reported and no evacuations were ordered.


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