'Suspicious' package sent to Northeast Philadelphia correctional facility
NORTHEAST PHILADELPHIA - August 8, 2013 (WPVI) -- For the second time this week, officials are investigating a suspicious package that was sent to the Philadelphia Industrial Correctional Center in Northeast Philadelphia.
Crews were called to the building at 8301 State Road around 9:00 Thursday morning.
Authorities say a brown substance was found inside a package in the mailroom.
No one was injured.
The incident was cleared shortly after 10:00 a.m. and officials determined the substance to be non-hazardous.
Investigators say a similar incident happened at the same building on Monday.
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