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Source: AP - AP Wire Service
Dec 01 14:01

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NORTH BEND, Wash. (AP) _ A movie theater in the small Washington city of North Bend was evacuated after authorities say a packaged labeled as containing a ``highly contagious human substance'' was sent there in error.

KOMO reports the package contained a urine sample.

Sgt. Paul Graham with Snoqualmie Police says 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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