UPDATE: Investigators determine suspicious item in vehicle at CFCC North Campus is a film prop

Suspicious object at CFCC North Campus turns out to be prop made by film student
Published: Apr. 6, 2022 at 5:26 PM EDT
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NEW HANOVER COUNTY, N.C. (WECT) - An explosives ordinance team brought in to investigate a suspicious object seen in a vehicle at the Cape Fear Community College’s North Campus disrupted the item and determined it was a student’s film prop.

Deputies cleared CFCC’s North Campus late Wednesday afternoon while the New Hanover County Sheriff’s Office investigated a suspicious object.

According to a sheriff’s office spokesperson, a deputy spotted a vehicle with its door left open in the college’s parking lot. The deputy then spotted the suspicious object in the vehicle.

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