The Metropolitan Police have confirmed that a suspicious package containing white powder and a malicious letter that was sent to Prince Harry and Meghan Markle last week is being treated as a racist hate crime.
The incident is being investigated by the specialist Counter Terrorism Command.
A suspect package was received at St James’s Palace last week and caused an anthrax scare.
After conducting tests on the power, experts concluded that the contents were harmless.
Ths suspicious package was accompanied by a note, which was racist in nature and is being treated as a hate crime.
Meghan Markle is from a mixed-raced background and has been subject to racism since it was announced that she was dating Prince Harry in 2016.
The Evening Standard newspaper broke the story and say that Harry and Meghan have been informed of the package.
The police investigation will seek to determine whether the suspicious package and racist letter were sent by the same person.
St James’s Palace and Kenginston Palace have refused to comment.
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