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‘White Powder’ In Envelope Leads To Evacuation Of Villaraigosa’s Office At LA City Hall

SCRTD Board Member Antonio Villaraigosa

LA Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa (Photo credit: Metro Transportation Library and Archive)

A portion of Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa’s office at Los Angeles City Hall has been evacuated late Thursday afternoon after a staff member opened letter that contained an unknown white powder.

Police and firefighters responded around 3:30 p.m. to the mayor’s office on the third floor of City Hall and cordoned off the entryway.

Additional details to follow.

–Randy Economy

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