Goshen High School evacuation lifted

Goshen High School students were briefly evacuated Wednesday morning because of a suspicious package, according to Goshen Police.

Around noon, a teacher noticed an unknown package under a bush near the Whiteman wing.

Goshen High School administrators decided to evacuate students to the baseball field and Administration Center field as a precaution.

Goshen Police set a perimeter and a K-9 was brought in to inspect the package.

The K-9 "hit" on the package as containing electrical wires or components.

The Elkhart Police Department bomb squad was contacted to possibly help dispose of the package.

It was determined by police the package was actually a light placed there by an electrical contractor.

The contractor told police he left it under the bush so it was out of the way while he went to lunch.

Students were allowed back in the school around 12:50.

ABC57's Brian Dorman was at the school during the evacuation and all-clear.

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