Suspicious substance found at World Bank

November 2, 2009 11:04:32 AM PST
Authorities say they are investigating a suspicious package at the World Bank headquarters in Washington. D.C. fire department spokesman Pete Piringer says an unidentified substance was found in a letter or package in a mail room about noon Monday. The building, on H Street in northwest Washington, was partially evacuated.

Piringer says there are no reports of illnesses. He says crews are at the scene looking to identify the substance.

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