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White powder found in letter sent to CBS TV studios

August 23, 2011 |  6:52 pm

Cbs Authorities are testing an unknown white powder found in a letter envelope at CBS television studios Tuesday afternoon.

Police and firefighters responded to the 7800 block of Beverly Boulevard just before 3 p.m. after someone at the facility opened an envelope containing the substance.

The powder was being tested by the LAPD, said department spokeswoman Karen Rayner.

The letter was opened in an isolated area of the building and officials said there were no evacuations.


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Image: Map shows location of where an unknown white powder was found at CBS television studios. Source: Google Maps