Unknown substance causes courthouse evacuation in Delray Beach; later determined not to be hazardous

Posted at 2:43 PM, Jan 09, 2017
and last updated 2017-01-09 16:57:59-05

An unknown substance forced the evacuation of the South County Courthouse building in Delray Beach Monday afternoon.

Employees found a suspicious substance in the mailroom, according to the Clerk's Office.

Employees contacted fire rescue for assistance after three people were exposed.  

Delray Beach Fire Rescue later determined the substance was not hazardous.