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Unattended Backpack Causes Scare At Westchester Courthouse

County police were called to investigate a suspicious backpack at the Westchester County Courthouse on Tuesday.
County police were called to investigate a suspicious backpack at the Westchester County Courthouse on Tuesday. Photo Credit: File

WHITE PLAINS, N.Y. -- An unattended backpack triggered a partial evacuation at the Westchester County Courthouse on Tuesday, according to News 12 Westchester.

The bag was found near an elevator on the ninth floor. Bomb technicians from the county police department were called in to investigate, News 12 Westchester reported.

The technicians determined the bag was safe and that it may have been left there by mistake, News 12 Westchester said.

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