April 16, 2018 10:08 am

London woman charged following investigation into suspicious package

The scene at 148 Fullarton Street on Friday afternoon.

Devon Peacock / 980 CFPL

A London woman has been charged after city police responded to a suspicious package that was dropped off at a business on Fullerton Avenue on Friday afternoon.

Police responded just before 4 p.m. Friday, after a report that a suspicious package containing an unknown powder was delivered to an office.

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The building was evacuated and London Fire Department Hazardous Material Team attended.

Police have charged 37-year-old Heather Whitehead with administering a noxious substance, and mischief under $5,000

Investigators determined the substance was non-hazardous.

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An employee at the office was transported to hospital and released with no injuries.

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