- Associated Press - Wednesday, April 2, 2014

BOISE, Idaho (AP) - A suspicious package left outside a northern Idaho apartment was likely meant as an April Fools’ Day joke, Rathdrum police say.

The Coeur d’Alene Press reports (https://bit.ly/1hAo3Pq) residents were evacuated and the Spokane Bomb Squad was called in to investigate Tuesday evening.

Writing on the outside of the package - a shoebox taped shut - warned it was filled with a poison that would kill anyone who opened it.

But when the bomb squad used an X-ray to look at the box’s contents, it was empty.


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