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Suspicious items found on UPenn, Temple campuses

Suspicious items were found in two separate incidents at the University of Pennsylvania and Temple University.
March 24, 2014 2:04:31 AM PDT
Suspicious items were found in two separate incidents at the University of Pennsylvania and Temple University on Sunday.

Students were briefly evacuated from a dorm building at the University of Pennsylvania at the Kings Court English House near 36th and Sansom Street.

Authorities say a package with wires was found.

The bomb squad was called in and the scene was cleared.

It was later determined that the item was a commercial battery and was not harmful.

Students were allowed back inside and the surrounding streets were reopened.

A short time later, someone spotted what appeared to be a grenade on Temple's campus.

Authorities determined it was just a prop, left behind by film students.

No evacuations were ordered.


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