By: Shmuel Edeltuch

Authorities are investigating after six schools in manhattan were mailed a letter containing a white powdery substance. The NYPD tweeted “From March 10, 2021, through today, six schools in Manhattan were mailed a similar-looking white envelope containing a white powdery substance. In each instance, the material was screened and determined to be non-hazardous. Each envelope has a U.S. flag stamp and a handwritten address in block letters. We are sharing an example of the envelope for awareness. Anyone with information is encouraged to call the NYC Terrorism Hot-Line: 888-NYC-SAFE. Anyone receiving a suspicious envelope should call 911.”

Officials say the packages were received between March 10 and March 18. And Police believe the motive of the sender was to cause disruption and alarm, ABC7NY reported.

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