Authorities investigate suspicious substance at DMV

RICHMOND, VA (WWBT) - Crews responded to the Department of Motor Vehicles Richmond Central branch on West Broad Street to investigate a suspicious substance in the basement. 

Authorities were alerted shortly after 2 p.m.

The substance was discovered in a letter.  Three people came in contact with the substance.  They all refused treatment.

The area involved was isolated.

Officials will test the substance to determine if it is hazardous.  It will be sent to the state lab for identification.

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