Thursday, Feb. 22, 2018|6:30 p.m.
LONDON– Cops are examining a suspicious package that was sent out to Prince Harry and his fiancee Meghan Markle as a racist hate crime, Scotland Yard said Thursday.
The Metropolitan Police force stated “a plan containing a compound” was delivered to St. James’s Palace, where Harry has his office, on Feb. 12.
The force said the substance “was tested and validated as non-suspicious.”
The force said counterterrorism detectives are examining the event as a supposed destructive interaction offense, “and it is being dealt with as a racist hate crime.”
The Evening Requirement paper reported that the package was a letter including white powder and a racist message.
The prince and Markle are because of marry May 19 at Windsor Castle.
Previously this month, a letter consisting of white powder was sent to a workplace at Parliament, leading to a partial evacuation of the building. It likewise was found to be non-toxic.