Treasure Hunt for Girlfriend Prompts Bomb Scare

By: Associated Press Email
By: Associated Press Email
File photo of a bomb squad member checking a suspicious package.

File photo of a bomb squad member checking a suspicious package.

ST. GEORGE, Utah (AP) — A Utah bomb squad thought a package marked "Army" was suspicious, but it was just part of an elaborate plan by a guy trying to ask a girl to a dance.

St. George police rushed to The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints temple on Saturday after the package was placed near a gazebo.

Surrounding streets were closed as a precaution.

The investigation ended, however, when officers were told the package was part of a treasure hunt, and contained candy and a note asking a girl to a dance.


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