BUFFALO, N.Y. (WKBW) — The Buffalo Police Department and Buffalo fire were called to the Buffalo Zoo Tuesday afternoon for the report of a "suspicious letter" sent to the zoo.
According to police, a letter containing a red powdery substance was discovered. The substance was determined to be non lethal and non threatening.
BREAKING: BPD says suspicious letter sent to Buffalo Zoo found to be non harmful.— Buffalo Police Dept (@BPDAlerts) May 28, 2019
HazMat was also called to the scene.
BREAKING: BPD & Buffalo fire responding to a call of a suspicious letter sent to the Buffalo Zoo. Traffic may be affected in the area.— Buffalo Police Dept (@BPDAlerts) May 28, 2019
The Buffalo Zoo is located on Parkside Avenue.
The investigation is ongoing.