White powder sent to Washington building, housing Obama office: reports

From Reuters - February 13, 2018

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Washington police and fire officials on Tuesday removed a white powdery substance sent to the office building where former President Barack Obama leases space, but the material was found to be harmless, according to media reports.

The local Fox affiliate said the incident was reported in the early afternoon at a building that houses the headquarters of the nonprofit World Wildlife Fund (WWF) and where Obama has leased office space. It was not known if Obama was in the office at the time, it said.

It was mailed to the WFF, Fox reported.

The substance turned out to be baby powder, the Washington Examiner reported.


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