A letter containing a white powder was found at the federal courthouse in downtown Oklahoma City. This was the second letter believed to contain anthrax today in Oklahoma City. According to a March 14 report by KWTV Channel 9 News in Oklahoma City, the second letter, like the first, was found to be “not dangerous.”
At the time of publication, it was unknown what the white, powdery substance was. Both the FBI and Secret Service agents are conducting tests to determine what the substance is.
“The anniversary of the Murrah Building bombing is in April,” Stephen Sutton, from Oklahoma City, said. “I wonder if this is somehow related. Two anthrax scares and a bomb threat? It seems odd this would all happen in one day in Oklahoma City. We never have this much of this kind of news in one day.”
The first letter believed to contain anthrax was found at the U.S. Attorney's Office in Oklahoma City. The FBI and Secret Service agents are also testing that white powder to see what it could be.
Oklahoma City law enforcement have been busy today. In addition to the two separate anthrax scares, there was also a bomb threat and a bank robbery that resulted in several schools being put in lockdown. The bomb was believed to be near the Oklahoma County Courthouse. The area was evacuated and searched. No bomb was found. A bank in Moore was robbed. The suspects fled, causing several schools to be lockdown. At the time publication, the manhunt continues for the two suspects.