Chemicals dumped through letterbox

First published in News

PARTS of Greenstead were cordoned off after an unknown chemical was dumped through a letterbox.
 

Police, fire, ambulance crews and an emergency hazard team were called to Sycamore Road, Colchester, after a white powder was poured into a home on the estate.
 

At about 7.30pm yesterday about a dozen emergency vehicles descended taping off the area and evacuating homes.
 

The powder was later identified as the type from fire extingishers, is not hazardous, and police are investigating the reasons why it was dumped into a home.
 

Anyone with information about the attack call detectives at Colchester police station on 101.

See the full story in Monday's Gazette.

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2:33pm Fri 1 Feb 13

SOMETHING2SAY says...

wELL...IT WOULDNT HAVE BEEN FLOUR....DOUBT ANYONE ON THE ESTATE KNOWS HOW TO BAKE !
wELL...IT WOULDNT HAVE BEEN FLOUR....DOUBT ANYONE ON THE ESTATE KNOWS HOW TO BAKE ! SOMETHING2SAY
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3:02pm Fri 1 Feb 13

wormshero says...

What a daft and sweeping statement. I imagine that not only are there many people on the estate who can bake (hell, I know a few), they can probably work out caps lock too.
What a daft and sweeping statement. I imagine that not only are there many people on the estate who can bake (hell, I know a few), they can probably work out caps lock too. wormshero
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3:10pm Fri 1 Feb 13

SOMETHING2SAY says...

Then they must be your pals " worms"hero !
Then they must be your pals " worms"hero ! SOMETHING2SAY
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4:15pm Fri 1 Feb 13

PROOFREADER says...

SOMETHING2SAY wrote:
Then they must be your pals " worms"hero !
SOMETHING2SAY, you need to grow up!
[quote][p][bold]SOMETHING2SAY[/bold] wrote: Then they must be your pals " worms"hero ![/p][/quote]SOMETHING2SAY, you need to grow up! PROOFREADER
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8:00pm Fri 1 Feb 13

Johnny T says...

This is bad a dozen emergency vehicles descending on greenstead unknown white powder in a house whatever next.
This is bad a dozen emergency vehicles descending on greenstead unknown white powder in a house whatever next. Johnny T
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11:06pm Fri 1 Feb 13

itsmyopinionthatcounts says...

i cannot believe anything like that would ever happen in Greenstead, surely not. Apparently it is a nice area according to some !
i cannot believe anything like that would ever happen in Greenstead, surely not. Apparently it is a nice area according to some ! itsmyopinionthatcounts
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11:06pm Fri 1 Feb 13

itsmyopinionthatcounts says...

SOMETHING2SAY wrote:
wELL...IT WOULDNT HAVE BEEN FLOUR....DOUBT ANYONE ON THE ESTATE KNOWS HOW TO BAKE !
Made me laugh anyway x
[quote][p][bold]SOMETHING2SAY[/bold] wrote: wELL...IT WOULDNT HAVE BEEN FLOUR....DOUBT ANYONE ON THE ESTATE KNOWS HOW TO BAKE ![/p][/quote]Made me laugh anyway x itsmyopinionthatcounts
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9:15pm Sat 2 Feb 13

jut1972 says...

SOMETHING2SAY wrote:
wELL...IT WOULDNT HAVE BEEN FLOUR....DOUBT ANYONE ON THE ESTATE KNOWS HOW TO BAKE !
what a t w a t
[quote][p][bold]SOMETHING2SAY[/bold] wrote: wELL...IT WOULDNT HAVE BEEN FLOUR....DOUBT ANYONE ON THE ESTATE KNOWS HOW TO BAKE ![/p][/quote]what a t w a t jut1972
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