5:00 PM UPDATED STATEMENT

The Joint Terrorism Task Force and hazard materials units have responded to a number of locations that have received a suspicious letter containing an unknown substance. Most locations have already been secured. 

No illnesses or injuries have been reported.  Initial field screening on the samples has shown that the substance is inert and not likely to be hazardous. Further testing is being conducted at the state lab in Trenton.

This situation is being thoroughly investigated and more information will be provided when it becomes available.

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