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Suspicious package addressed to Waters investigated at LA postal facility

Posted: 5:32 PM, Oct 24, 2018
Updated: 2018-10-25 00:32:02Z

Local and federal authorities are investigating a suspicious package at a South Los Angeles mail facility that was addressed to U.S. Rep. Maxine Waters.

The package appears to match the description of other  suspicious packages  mailed to other prominent political figures, including Hillary Clinton, Barack Obama and Waters' Washington D.C. office.

The Los Angeles Police Department confirmed it is investigating the package found at the Los Angeles Central Mail facility on Central Avenue near 66th Street. The building is being evacuated.

Agents with the federal ATF and other agencies are also responding. A bomb squad was on the scene.

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