Suspicious Balloon at School

By Dan Stamm
|  Monday, May 13, 2013  |  Updated 4:08 PM EDT
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All Clear Given After Suspicious Balloon at School

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Police investigate a suspicious device at Joseph Stackhouse School on Trenton Road in Browns Mills, N.J. on May 13, 2013.

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Some scary moments today at an area elementary school after a child found a balloon with a mystery substance on it.

A Joseph Stackhouse School student was playing in a sandbox outside the school on Trenton Road in Browns Mills, N.J. right before noon when the child found the suspicious device, according to police.

Pemberton Township Police confirmed they were on the scene along with emergency medical personnel. Authorities said they were being overly cautious while investigating.

Hazmat crews were called to the location.

After about an hour the all clear was given, according to county dispatchers.

It turned out the device was nonhazardous and that no one was under any danger, according to dispatchers.

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