February 22, 2018 11:46 am
Updated: February 22, 2018 11:50 am

Prince Harry, Meghan Markle sent racist note and white powder

Prince Harry and Meghan Markle posing for photos in the Sunken Garden at Kensington Palace on Nov. 27.

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London police say they are investigating a suspicious package that was sent to Prince Harry and his fiancee Meghan Markle.

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The Metropolitan Police force says “a package containing a substance” was delivered to St. James’s Palace, where Harry has his office, on Feb. 12.

It says the substance “was tested and confirmed as non-suspicious.”

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The force said Thursday that detectives are investigating an offence of malicious communication in relation to the package. The Evening Standard newspaper says it contained a racist message.

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The prince and Markle are due to marry May 19 at Windsor Castle.

Earlier this month a letter containing white powder was sent to an office at Parliament, leading to a partial evacuation of the building. It also was found to be non-toxic.

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