A bomb squad discovered sex and drug education pamphlets in a suspicious parcel addressed to schools with the largest black student bodies, officials said.
"We classified it as a suspicious package. We have since then been able to open it. . . . It contained harmless sex and drug education material," Maj. Marvin Minor, the deputy police chief, said Wednesday evening.The parcel was addressed to "the principal of the largest black high school in Greenville and to the school that had the most black children," said Assistant Superintendent Arthur Peyton. Greenville's public school system is mostly black.
After the parcel was discovered Wednesday morning, 105 workers were evacuated for nearly two hours from the federal building, which includes the post office. Other buildings in a two-block radius also were evacuated.