Suspicious Letter Found at Birmingham Bank


Wells Fargo (Chris Womack/CBS42)

This is an archived article and the information in the article may be outdated. Please look at the time stamp on the story to see when it was last updated.

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.

Trending Stories

Latest News

More News