PRESS RELEASE: NY Congressman receives suspicious envelope
The following is a press release issued by New York Representative Anthony Weiner:
NEWS: Statement from Rep Weiner on Suspicious Envelope
Update from Rep. Weiner
Washington, DC – In response to media inquiries about a suspicious envelope sent to his community office, Congressman Anthony Weiner issued the following statement:
"Earlier today an envelope containing white powder and a threatening letter was delivered to my community office in Kew Gardens. The NYPD was immediately alerted and have responded appropriately by sending a Haz-Mat team. Any questions related to their response should be directed to the NYPD. My first priority is the safety of my staff and neighbors, and the authorities are currently taking steps to investigate and resolve the situation."
The Kew Gardens office will be closed until the investigation is completed.