Capitol Building Evacuated after Suspicious Package Discovered

Florida Capital
Posted at 11:38 AM, Jun 11, 2015
and last updated 2015-06-11 14:39:00-04

TALLAHASSEE, FL (WTXL) - Early Thursday morning, a floor of the Capitol Building was evacuated, according to Capitol Police.

Around 7:30 a.m. the 19th floor was evacuated for approximately an hour after an envelope was opened containing a suspicious white powder, says the department.

Capitol Police say the powder was tested and was not deemed dangerous. The building was returned to normal operations.