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LAPD headquarters deemed safe after suspicious-envelope scare

The Los Angeles Police Department’s downtown headquarters was determined safe Thursday night after a suspicious envelope was investigated on the property, according to tweets from the department.

Hazmat personnel responded to the headquarters at 1st and Main streets about 8 p.m., according to the first tweet.

The envelope was filled with a “powdery substance,” according to a second tweet. The hazmat unit found that the envelope was not a threat, police said.

laura.newberry@latimes.com

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