Mysterious white powder left at 201 determined to be baking soda

Mysterious white powder left at 201 determined to be baking soda

MEMPHIS, TN (WMC) - Hazmat crews were called to downtown Memphis after a report that mysterious white powder was found at 201 Poplar Avenue, the Criminal Justice Center, Friday night.

According to officials, police were called to the scene around 8 p.m. to investigate an envelope containing a plastic bag with an unknown, white powdery substance.

The envelope was address to Memphis Police Department Director Toney Armstrong.

Hazmat crews later determined that the substance was baking soda.

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