MONTGOMERY, Ala. (WIAT) – UPDATE: Attorney General Luther Strange released a statement Wednesday evening stating that all employees at the office are safe.
“Our employees are all safe, and for that I am most thankful’ Strange said in a statement. “The Attorney General’s Office is working with state and federal authorities to investigate the source of the letter received today. I want to commend the first responders, firefighters, medics and law enforcement personnel for their rapid response, assistance and professionalism.
ORIGINAL: A white powdery substance discovered at the office of Attorney General Luther Strange has prompted an investigation from authorities.
Authorities responded to the scene after a secretary from the office opened the envelope and realized it contained a suspicious white and powdery substance.
A total of six people were exposed to the substance.
Inspectors tested the substance and, according to preliminary tests, discovered that the substance is not harmful.
Secondary tests are still planned on the substance to confirm whether or not the initial testing was accurate.
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