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Report of Suspicious Bottle at WHS Was a Misunderstanding

The State Police Bomb Squad confirmed that the bottle was "used by the custodians to notify people that the door was unlocked," Police Chief Alan Gordon said.

Westborough High School. Patch file photo.
Westborough High School. Patch file photo.
A reported suspicious bottle found by a custodian at Westborough High School on Wednesday night was actually a misunderstanding, Police Chief Alan Gordon said Thursday.

The State Police Bomb Squad confirmed that the bottle was "used by the custodians to notify people that the door was unlocked," Gordon said.

The custodian who reported the matter normally did not work that shift, Gordon said.

The bottle had "open written on the outside of it," he said.

The fire department also responded to the high school, at 90 West Main St., for the incident, which was reported at 10 p.m., according to the Westborough Fire log.

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Prometheus January 16, 2014 at 10:36 AM
These "assault bottles" need to be banned.
Michael Gelbwasser (Editor) January 16, 2014 at 10:50 AM
Hi Prometheus, It wasn't an "assault bottle." My understanding is that it was similar to a bleach bottle. Apparently, some of the evening custodians use it to inform visitors at night. The custodian who reported it last night just wasn't familiar with the practice. MG
Prometheus January 16, 2014 at 10:52 AM
Oh...not enough funding for a piece of paper?

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