3 Manhattan Buildings Evacuated After Explosives Scare

Two people are in custody after police found a suspicious white substance in their home

Saturday, Dec 29, 2012  |  Updated 7:39 PM EDT
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3 Manhattan Buildings Evacuated After Explosives Scare

Three buildings in Greenwich Village were evacuated Saturday after a police arrest squad found something that looked like explosive powder in an apartment.
 
A police spokesman says the department's warrant squad went to the home to look for a woman Saturday morning and spotted the white substance in an ashtray. It was removed to a police firing range for analysis.

  Police say investigators also found a shotgun and two magazine clips for handguns.
 
Two people are in custody, including the woman and a male companion.
 
The buildings were evacuated as a precaution.

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