Published On: Wed, Feb 14th, 2018

Barack Obama’s DC Office Receives White Powder In Mail, Police Investigates

Barack Obama reportedly gets white substance in the mail.

Former President Barack Obama is the latest target of security concern after a suspicious white substance was mailed in his Washington D.C. office, prompting an immediate police investigation.

On Tuesday, authorities rushed to the scene after getting reports of an envelope containing a white powdery substance was delivered at Obama’s office around 12:30 PM, Fox 5 reported.

D.C. Fire and Emergency Medical Services (EMS) and Metropolitan Police Department wearing hazmat suits entered the building to conduct an investigation. The FBI and the Secret Service were also on the scene.

According to the outlet, the white powder was quickly removed from the scene, adding that nobody was reported injured.

Edward Smith, chief of the Fire and EMS Battalion, said that the suspicious letter with the powdery substance was delivered from Hong Kong and has no return address.

It remains unclear if Obama was at the office when the white powder was discovered in the building’s mailroom.

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Barack Obama’s DC Office Receives White Powder In Mail, Police Investigates