BELLMORE - ? Police are now searching for whoever triggered a white powder scare in Bellmore.

According to police, a letter was sent to ?Little Shoppe of Stitches? on Bedford Avenue in the downtown area yesterday. Police say the white powder in an envelope turned out to be baking flour.

Local merchants say the false emergency cost them money.

Anyone with information can call Nassau Crime Stoppers at 1-800-244-TIPS.

Powder-filled envelope prompts scare in Bellmore