Several people quarantined following HAZMAT scare at Midland Co. courthouse

Several people quarantined following HAZMAT scare at Midland Co. courthouse
Midland County Courthouse (Source: Midland County CSCD)

MIDLAND, TX (KWES) - Quite the scare Friday afternoon at the Midland County courthouse after a man sprinkled white powder around the outside of a courtroom.

HAZMAT teams were deployed to the courthouse.

After a brief quarantine, it was determined to be a non-harmful starchy type of powder, something similar to cooking starch.

HAZMAT gave the all clear and now the Midland County Sheriff's Office will handling the investigation.

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