Suspicious substance mailed to Chesterfield County courthouse

VSP: Suspicious powder likely not dangerous

CHESTERFIELD, Va. (WWBT) - The Chesterfield Circuit Court Clerk’s Office closed after a suspicious substance was received in the mail.

Deputies were made aware of the substance at approximately 8:45 a.m. Wednesday morning.

The area was secured by the Sheriff’s Office and Chesterfield Police, Chesterfield Fire and EMS and Virginia State Police.

State police said the contents of the letter show that there are no toxins or harmful components.

The Chesterfield Circuit Court Clerk’s Office is closed for the remainder of the day. All other offices and courts remain open.

Police are investigating.

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