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UPDATED: Unattended Lunch Bag Closes Roads Near U.S. Capitol

by Sean Meehan — September 3, 2015 at 4:05 pm 0

Crime tape (Photo via Flickr/nullvalue)(Updated at 4:30 p.m.) An unattended lunch bag temporarily closed streets near the U.S. Capitol this afternoon, according to U.S. Capitol Police.

From about 4 to 4:15 p.m., East Capitol Street NE was closed between 1st and 2nd streets NE and 1st Street NE was closed between Independence and Constitution avenues NE as police investigated a report of a suspicious package, the Metropolitan Police Department tweeted.

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