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Maxine Waters' Office Was Evacuated After a Reported Anthrax Threat

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A packaged labeled "Anne Thrax" was sent to Waters' LA office.

Police responded to a reported anthrax threat after a suspicious package was delivered to Rep. Maxine Waters’ district office in South Los Angeles Tuesday.

The package, addressed to “Anne Thrax.” was then removed by a hazardous materials (HazMat) crew and parts of the building were evacuated. The suspicious package was determined to not be dangerous, according to a notice from the Los Angeles Fire Department.

According to the Los Angeles Times, the department is opening an investigation to the incident. There were no reported injuries.