Temple University asked students and staff to avoid the area near the college’s engineering building Tuesday morning as the Philadelphia Police Bomb Squad investigated a pair of suspicious items.
The Philadelphia university sent out a "TU Alert" around 9:15 a.m. urging people to avoid the area around the College of Engineering at N 12th and W Norris streets in North Philadelphia due to a suspicious device. [[410935165, C]]
No injuries were reported as about 300 students and staff evacuated the building, said Philadelphia Police.
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Police actually found two devices: one a 4x4 wrapped package with orange and red wires exposed found on a loading dock and the other found inside a trash truck, said investigators.
The Philadelphia Police Bomb Squad gave the all clear around 10:30 a.m.
All other classes on campus continued as normal Tuesday, said Temple.