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UPDATE: White Powder Found In Package At AustiNuts Tested Negative

Updated: Thursday, August 28 2014, 12:13 PM CDT
UPDATE: August 28, 12:13 p.m.

Officials say the substance found in the package tested negative for anything harmful.

Employees have been allowed back inside the building.

Hazmat crews are responding to the AustiNuts warehouse facility on Beltex Drive in Manor, after white powder was reportedly found in a package.

The powder was found after receiving a package at the warehouse facility. According to Assistant Chief  Ryan Smith, the powder was found inside a leather case, inside of the package.

The substance is considered 'slightly suspicious' and has been sent to a lab for testing.

20 employees were evacuated from the building.

At this time, there are no reported injuries.UPDATE: White Powder Found In Package At AustiNuts Tested Negative

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