Suspicious package found at care centre filled with tapioca: officials
A peace officer was covered in what was later identified as tapioca after opening a suitcase at the Edmonton General Continuing Care Centre on Jan. 17, 2020.
EDMONTON -- A peace officer was covered in a white powder – later identified as tapioca – when he opened a suspicious package at the Edmonton General Continuing Care Centre Sunday afternoon.
According to fire officials, the officer found a suitcase and opened it around 3 p.m.
Seven firefighting units and a hazmat team responded, although the powder was later identified as tapioca.
No injuries were reported.
The suitcase is with police.