3 Manhattan Buildings Evacuated After Explosives Scare - NBC New York

3 Manhattan Buildings Evacuated After Explosives Scare

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



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    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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