I’m not Someone Who likes to Roll the Dice.
It would appear that people are not willing to take any chances when it comes to unexplained ticking sounds. Instead of asking her a straightforward inquiry to determine whether or not she was aware of what was contained in her backpack, the school decided to call the police, who responded in a timely manner. We are not making light of the importance of taking these matters to heart; we are not joking.
In the world that we live in today, anything is feasible. When you hear a ticking sound, there is no way to know what it means or what will happen after you hear it. This place we call home is just bonkers. It’s possible that we’re being unduly cautious, but it’s always preferable to err on the side of caution rather than regret.