Suspicious Letter Found at Birmingham Bank
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (WIAT) – A suspicious package has caused an investigation at a Wells Fargo bank in Birmingham.
According to the fire captain on the scene, officials received a call about a suspicious package around 6:00 p.m.
An employee at Wells Fargo discovered a suspicious letter with threatening language.
According to Captain Kenneth Hatcher with the Birmingham Fire and Rescue Service, preliminary tests were run on the suspicious letter.
Hatcher says the letter had a weak positive result for some chemicals, and the evidence is being sent to a lab to identify the exact type of chemicals.
People who handled the letter are being decontaminated and will be taken to UAB Hospital for testing.