White powder find prompts evacuation of Muncie’s city hall

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MUNCIE, Ind. (The Star Press) — Police say a central Indiana city’s main government building was evacuated Tuesday after a white powder was discovered in portions of the building.

The Star Press reports that officials evacuated the Muncie City Hall after the unidentified powder was reportedly found in elevators and on the building’s third floor when most employees arrived at 8 a.m. Tuesday.

Muncie Police Chief Nathan Sloan says investigators believe they know who had left the powder. There were no reports of anyone experiencing any illness or injury following the incident in the city located about 35 miles northeast of Indianapolis.

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