Movie Theater Evacuated Over 'Highly Contagious' ... Pee

A delivery goes very wrong in North Bend, Wash.
By Polly Davis Doig,  Newser Staff
Posted Dec 1, 2019 8:17 AM CST
Movie Theater Evacuated Over 'Highly Contagious' ... Pee
In this Wednesday, Sept. 3, 2014 photo, Radford Theater partner Mohsin Kazmi works in the ticket window of the Radford Theater in Radford, Va.   (AP Photo/The Roanoke Times, Matt Gentry)

A delivery gone wrong gave all new meaning to No. 1 at the box office: The North Bend Theater in Washington state received a package on Friday marked "highly contagious human substance," which prompted its evacuation, the closure of several nearby streets, and a hospital visit for the manager, reports CNN. That substance turned out to human urine samples that had been bound for a medical clinic about 45 miles away. They were disposed of. "All is well," per the theater's website. "There was no danger. We will be open as usual" on Saturday. (Read more strange stuff stories.)

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