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Karen Handel, neighbors receive suspicious packages containing white substance

Posted June 15

— There is a heavy police presence in a Roswell neighborhood after several residents received suspicious packages containing a white powdery substance.

Police are stationed in a neighborhood located on Roxburg Drive and Bankside Drive.

CBS46 has confirmed Karen Handel is a resident of the neighborhood where the enveloped were distributed. She released the following statement:

"This afternoon we had some suspicious packages delivered to our house and to our neighbors. The packages contained threatening letters and a suspicious substance. The police were quickly notified and street is now being blocked off. We will continue to coordinate with law enforcement as necessary."

According to officials, five houses received envelopes with the white substance. The FBI is on their way to the scene at this time.

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