Posts Tagged ‘suspicious package’
WJLA-TV is reporting an "escalated response" to today's suspicious package at 19th and F Streets NW, which had authorities tied up for five hours, sealing off several square blocks surrounding the World Bank and parts of the George Washington University campus.
Some witnesses may have even heard a "small explosion," according the local ABC affiliate's Jennifer Donelan, who describes the overall level of police response [...]
A tipster tells City Desk a building at 1 Thomas Circle has been evacuated on account of a bomb scare. No word from MPD yet. Updates as available.
Update: Cops say an Explosive Ordinance Disposal crew is on the scene because of a report of a suspicious package. There are "no results yet."
Update, 12:51 p.m.: Building [...]
Squad cars and fire trucks have swarmed an entrance to the Washington Post following a report of a suspicious package, according to a Post staffer. The package, unidentified at this point, was reportedly found on the fourth floor of the Post building, says the staffer. That floor houses the Style staff and various lifestyle sections [...]