Sex toy causes bomb scare in Russia

Sex toy causes bomb scare in Russia

Police were called Monday to the post office in Petrozavodsk, capital of Karelia region in Russia's northwest, who arrived to check a suspicious parcel. But they found a sex toy inside.

The post office staff panicked on hearing a sound resembling a ticking clock and called the police.

The post office was evacuated and cordoned off by police. Bomb experts opened the parcel and found a sex toy inside.

"It (the sex toy) turned on accidentally and started vibrating," a police spokesman said, adding that the toy will be sent to its addressee.