A child's medical device left near the AMC movie theater in White Marsh Saturday triggered a brief evacuation of the cinema, Baltimore County police said.
Police spokesman Lt. Robert McCullough said police received a call around 3:30 p.m. for a report of a suspicious package. About 30 minutes later the child's parents returned and retrieved the device, which McCullough described as a nebulizer.
Such devices convert liquid medicine into mist that patients can inhale.
Social media users first reported being evacuated from the theater and posted pictures of police responding to the scene.
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