Subway Restaurants’ Milford, Conn., headquarters received a package with a powdery substance on Thursday that’s being investigated by the local police and the Federal Bureau of Investigation, The Post has learned.
The police and Subway executives believe the package could have been sent by a recently laid-off Subway employee, Milford police officer Maralisa Anania told The Post.
“I know they have had a lot of layoffs lately, so that is in the back of our minds,” Anania said. Subway, which is also concerned about retaliation by a former worker, is not counting anything out, she added.
Police got the call from Subway at 12:40 p.m. and the hazardous material unit as well as the local fire department were on-site until after 3 p.m., Anania said. The offices were evacuated, but just 20 people were working there at the time due to coronavirus restrictions, sources said.
“A suspicious envelope was received at our mail center yesterday, prompting notification to the authorities per protocol,” a Subway spokesman confirmed. “The investigation by authorities determined there was no risk. The source of the package is currently under investigation.”