Suspicious envelopes have been despatched to the houses of Georgia politician Karen Handel and her neighbors in addition to two Atlanta-space information stations, regulation enforcement stated.
Regulation enforcement responded to the suburban Atlanta neighborhood Thursday afternoon after a resident reported receiving an envelope, Roswell Police spokeswoman Lisa Holland stated. The envelopes contained threatening letters and white powder.
Later Thursday, information stations WAGA Fox 5 and WXIA 11Alive acquired comparable envelopes, the FBI stated. An investigation is underway to see if they’re associated.
Preliminary area checks on the substance mailed to WAGA recommend the powder consisted principally of baking soda, the FBI stated.
The FBI stated the letter WAGA acquired was similar to these acquired by these in Handel’s neighborhood.
Handel is a candidate in Georgia’s intently watched, tightening sixth Congressional District particular election.
“This afternoon we had some suspicious packages delivered to our home and to our neighbors. The packages contained threatening letters and a suspicious substance. The police have been shortly notified and road is now being blocked off. We’ll proceed to coordinate with regulation enforcement as crucial,” she stated on Fb.
The Postmaster Basic can also be a part of the investigation.