Wrongly delivered urine sample prompts theater evacuation

The sample was supposed to be shipped to a clinic in Tacoma, but wound up in North Bend instead.

Associated Press

NORTH BEND — A movie theater in this exurban town east of Seattle was evacuated after authorities say a packaged labeled as containing a “highly contagious human substance” was sent there in error.

KOMO reported the package contained a urine sample.

Sgt. Paul Graham with the Snoqualmie Police said the package arrived at the theater late Friday and the theater manager found a box with the labeled liquid inside.

The theater was evacuated, and local streets were closed as hazmat crews responded.

Graham says the package was supposed to have been delivered to a medical clinic in Tacoma. It was unclear how it ended up more than 40 miles away in North Bend.

Snoqualmie Police provide police services to North Bend.

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