Suspicious package at high school harmless

October 5, 2009 8:12:14 AM PDT
Traffic was re-routed around Northern Durham High School Monday after a suspicious package was found on campus.The school's front office was evacuated as a precaution, but the rest of the school remained in session - while under lockdown.

Michael Yarborough of Durham County Public Schools told Eyewitness News the object turned out to be a harmless empty suitcase.

The suitcase was removed and the school returned to normal by mid-morning.

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