‘Die slowly’ note in
Staff were put on lockdown after white powder and a threatening note were sent to a credit card call centre in Chatham.
The suspicious package, which was posted to the Vanquis Bank contact centre in Chatham Maritime, was opened by mail room staff who immediately called the emergency services on Monday.
The note reportedly said staff should “die slowly”.
Around 700 employees at the call centre, which is in Pembroke Court, on the Universities of Medway campus, were put on lockdown and had to stay at their desks until the matter was dealt with.
However, after police and firefighters were sent to the scene, it was quickly established the powder was not harmful.
One woman, who did not want to be named, said: “My friend works there and told me