A Florida University Was Evacuated After a Student Did the LeBron Powder Toss in Class

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Police are searching for a University of Central Florida student, after he reportedly pulled a LeBron James-inspired stunt throwing a suspicious powder into the air during a class this morning. The suspect wore a James Heat jersey at the time of the incident, police said.

Taking no chances, University of Central Florida Police Department Chief Richard Beary explained on Twitter (see below) that the event was being treated as a "hazmat situation," which was why students were evacuated from the school's premises.
After nearly two hours of investigation, the police department reported that the powder was in fact a match for powdered baby formula, and that there was no longer a threat to campus.





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