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LAPD headquarters on lockdown after white powder found

The first floor of Los Angeles Police Department headquarters has been evacuated and the remainder of the 10-story building has been put on lockdown after an envelope contain a suspicious white powder was discovered

The first floor of Los Angeles Police Department headquarters has been evacuated and the remainder of the 10-story building has been put on lockdown after an envelope containing a suspicious white powder was discovered Thursday.

Yellow caution tape was strung around the downtown facility while a haz-mat crew combed the building.

Police said the envelope was found in the department's Records and Identification Bureau shortly before noon.

A note reading "You all deserve to die" was found inside the envelope, officials said.

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Photo: LAPD headquarters. Credit: Los Angeles Times

 
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