Suspicious Letter Found at Birmingham Bank

Posted on: 9:27 pm, August 5, 2013, by

Wells Fargo (Chris Womack/CBS42)

Wells Fargo (Chris Womack/CBS42)

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.