Package forces Sheepshead Bay H.S. evacuation

The package turned out to be a tool used to study the ocean.

The package turned out to be a tool used to study the ocean. (5/21/13)

BROOKLYN - Sheepshead Bay High School was evacuated this morning after a report of a suspicious package.

The package turned out to be a depth gauge used for measuring ocean water, according a spokesman from the Department of Education.

Students were allowed to be let back into the school just before noon.

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