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Police: Suspicious letter sent to Greenville office

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Police blocked of Beattie Place in front of One Liberty Square after the letter was found Friday. (Apr. 26, 2013/FOX Carolina) Police blocked of Beattie Place in front of One Liberty Square after the letter was found Friday. (Apr. 26, 2013/FOX Carolina)
GREENVILLE, SC (FOX Carolina) -

Police said the FBI, hazmat team and state investigators are looking into reports of a suspicious letter containing a white substance at a downtown Greenville business.

Greenville police spokesman Johnathan Bragg said the letter was sent to a business at One Liberty Square on Beattie Place.

He said SLED and FBI agents were brought in to investigate as a precaution.

A Greenville Fire Department spokesperson said on-site tests determined the letter contained no threat and the white powder was not toxic, though they don't know what the substance is yet.

No one was officially evacuated from the building, but people who left the building were not allowed back inside for a while, the spokesperson said.

While authorities tested the substance, the air conditioning units and elevators were shut down but were back up and running by 4 p.m., according to the fire department.

Bragg said they had closed off East Elford Street as a precaution, but it was expected to reopen by about 4:15 p.m. as the scene cleared.

There is no word yet on whom the letter was sent to.

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