Collin County

Suspicious Package Thrown Toward Prosper High School was a Lunchbox: Police

Authorities investigating a suspicious package at Prosper High School Thursday morning said the item turned out to be a lunch box. [[419930403,C]]

Prosper Independent School District officials said a custodian saw a person approach the school in the 300 block of Eagle Drive, throw a package at the front door and run away at about 11:45 p.m. Wednesday.

Officials said Prosper police officers and a bomb squad were sent to the scene to investigate. The Collin County Sheriff's Department set up a road block near the intersection of North Coleman Street and Eagle Drive at 2 a.m.

By 3 a.m., authorities determined the package was a lunch box and left the school.

Plano police said Prosper Independent School District officials would release a statement later in the morning.

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