Police: Discarded security tag caused ticking in mailbox

Ticking package in Upper Darby

Police say they have discovered the source of a 'ticking' noise inside a mailbox in Upper Darby.

Superintendent Michael Chitwood told Action News that a discarded security tag - apparently from a piece of store merchandise - caused the noise.

The incident was reported shortly after noon on Wednesday at Chestnut Street and Ashby Road.

The Delaware County Bomb Squad was called to the scene to investigate.

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