Bridges Academy - shelter in place - school reported finding a backpack containing a bottle filled with liquid and labeled, “Nitroglycerin” pic.twitter.com/ehdrrbRMWn— Chris Nguyen ABC7 (@ChrisNguyenTV) May 19, 2017
Officers responded to Bridges Academy at 1702 McLaughlin Avenue around 8:20 a.m. after a school custodian reported finding a backpack containing the bottle to the principal, who then called police.
It appears, the label on the bottle was handwritten.
The school was evacuated and traffic on McLaughlin between Bacchus and Audubon drives was blocked.
Officers will test the liquid before they dispose of it, San Jose police Sgt. Enrique Garcia said at 10:35 a.m.
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