OREANDA-NEWS. A woman suspected of sending a parcel with poison to the US President Donald Trump was detained on the border between Canada and the United States.

This was reported by the channel NBC with reference to a law enforcement official. The suspect was detained by officers of the US Customs and Border Protection while trying to enter the country from Canada. Other details are not provided.

The television channel CNN reports that a woman was detained on suspicion of sending poison while trying to enter the United States. A representative of law enforcement informed that the detainee had a weapon.

The fact that US law enforcement agencies intercepted a poison package addressed to Trump was reported on September 19 by CNN, citing two sources in law enforcement. The danger was discovered before the package reached the White House, since mail addressed to Trump is checked and sorted outside the presidential residence. Research has shown that the package contained the deadly poison ricin.