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PD: Jug thrown at woman at Scottsdale bus stop

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Police trying to determine nature of suspicious powder. (Source: CBS 5 News) Police trying to determine nature of suspicious powder. (Source: CBS 5 News)
SCOTTSDALE, AZ (CBS5) -

A hazardous materials incident drew crews to a Scottsdale bus stop where a woman reported she had been hit by a suspicious substance Thursday afternoon, police said.

An occupant of a passing vehicle threw a gallon-sized plastic jug out of the window, said Scottsdale police spokesman Officer Dave Pubins. When the jug struck the ground, it broke open, causing powder inside to get onto the victim.

The 20-year-old woman rode the bus to her workplace near 90th Street and Shea and then walked to a nearby hospital, where was treated for neck irritation, Pubins said. 

Hayden Road northbound at McDowell was closed for about two hours during the investigation.

The substance was tested at the scene. Initial results did not indicate the substance posed any hazard. The substance is being tested at the State Lab for a final analysis.

Crews examined the bus and the bus stop and said they were OK.

Hazardous material crews from Scottsdale, Tempe, Mesa and Phoenix rushed to the scene, said Mesa Fire Department spokesman Forrest Smith.

Stay with cbs5az.com and CBS 5 News for updates on this developing story.

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