Suspicious substance investigated at West Jeff clinic

Harvey, La. - Hazmat crews had to treat an Anthrax scare like the real thing this Wednesday morning in Harvey.

Jefferson Parish 911 got a call from a man who got to work at West Jefferson Industrial Medicine and found a white powdery substance on the door handles and a handwritten note that claimed the substance was Anthrax.

Preliminary tests have for proven negative for Anthrax.

Jefferson Parish deputies, the FBI and hazardous materials crews all responded along with members of the FBI's Joint Terrorism Task Force.