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The group advocating for a recall election of liberal Los Angeles District Attorney George Gascon was pressured to evacuate their workplace on Thursday after receiving a suspicious-looking white powder inside an envelope.
The envelope, which had swastikas on it, was crammed with a white powdery substance, forcing the Los Angeles Police Department, LADF Hazmat and the bomb squad to reply.
The group from Recall Gascon’s Los Angeles headquarters was additionally being examined to ensure they hadn’t been uncovered to something hazardous. Authorities later decided the substance to be baking soda.
The group instructed FOX 11 Los Angeles they obtain loads of hate mail at their workplace.
Gascon has been criticized in L.A. for his progressive insurance policies that some declare are too lenient on offenders and protect criminals over victims.
His insurance policies have been most lately within the highlight earlier this month when two El Monte cops have been killed by a person who was on probation after receiving a lenient sentencing as a consequence of a plea deal over a gun offense.
Fox Information’ Invoice Melugin contributed to this report.