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UPDATED: Senate Office Building Evacuated

by Andrew Ramonas — June 9, 2015 at 1:00 pm 0

Dirksen Senate Office Building (Photo via Architect of the Capitol)(Updated at 1:40 p.m.) Dirksen Senate Office Building on Capitol Hill has reopened after a report of a suspicious package prompted an evacuation.

The U.S. Senate Sergeant at Arms tweeted about 1:30 p.m. that the building was “all clear.”

U.S. Capitol Police received a phone call earlier today about a suspicious package in room SD-G40 of the building, police spokeswoman Lt. Kimberly Schneider said.

The U.S. Senate Sergeant at Arms tweeted about 12:45 p.m. that Dirksen was being evacuated.

Photo via Architect of the Capitol

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