Nov 18, 2015 2:11 PM by News Staff
A bomb scare Wednesday morning prompted the brief evacuation of Stream Charter School and nearby businesses in Oroville, authorities said.
Oroville police say a suspicious looking device was found inside a cardboard box near the school on Oro Dam Boulevard around 9:30 a.m.
A bomb technician from the Butte County Inter-Agency Bomb Squad arrived on scene and deemed the device non-explosive, and students were allowed to return to the school. Officials say the box contained a PVC pipe device, but did not speak in-depth about what it was.
The Oroville Police Department is conducting an investigation and anyone with information is asked to call 530-538-2448.
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