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UPDATED: Suspicious Package Found in Library of Congress Building

by Andrew Ramonas — May 28, 2015 at 1:00 pm 0

James Madison Memorial Building of the Library of Congress (Photo via Flickr/Craig Nelson)(Updated at 2:25 p.m.) Police have determined the James Madison Memorial Building is safe after unattended bags were discovered in the Library of Congress facility.

U.S. Capitol Police launched a suspicious package investigation into the bags after they were found in the building shortly after noon, police said.

By 2 p.m., the police had completed their probe and reopened a portion of Independence Avenue SE that was closed during the investigation. The building is located at 101 Independence Ave. SE.

Photo via Flickr/Craig Nelson

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