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Envelope Containing White Powdery Substance Prompts Evacuation Of New Castle City Hall

CBS Pittsburgh logoCBS Pittsburgh 9/23/2020 Syndicated Local – CBS Pittsburgh

By: KDKA-TV News Staff

NEW CASTLE, Pa. (KDKA) – New Castle City Hall was evacuated Tuesday night after a white powdery substance was found inside an envelope addressed to two council members.

911 dispatchers confirm the building was evacuated during Tuesday night’s caucus meeting. They confirm the envelope was from Sharpsville and addressed to council president Tom Smith and councilwoman MaryAnne Gavrile.

New Castle News reports police say there wasn’t enough substance in the envelope to immediately test it.

Stay with KDKA for the latest on this developing story.


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