Package near school not a threat

October 5, 2010 5:38:40 PM PDT
A report of a suspicious package prompted the evacuation of an elementary school in Berkeley this afternoon, a police spokeswoman said.

The suspicious package was reported at 2:14 p.m. at Cragmont Elementary School, located at 830 Regal Road, Berkeley police Sgt. Mary Kusmiss said.

The school was evacuated and adjacent streets were closed, Kusmiss said.

The Berkeley Police Department's bomb squad was called to the scene tand determined the package was not a threat.