Suspicious Package Reported on 1st Street NE

by Andrea Swalec November 7, 2014 at 4:40 pm 0

Suspicious package site (Photo via Twitter/ThomasDegry)(Updated at 4:55 p.m.) Police closed five blocks of 1st Street NE this afternoon after a report of a suspicious package.

The package was reported at 1200 1st St. NE, police said about 4:10 p.m. First Street NE was closed to all traffic from L Street NE to New York Avenue NE, according to police. No hazardous material was found, police said in an update about 40 minutes later.

It was not immediately clear where the package was found. Tenants at 1200 1st St. NE include DCPS, the District Office of Planning, the NoMa BID and a Wells Fargo bank.

Photo via Twitter/ThomasDegry


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