Update: Roads Reopened Near Rayburn House Office Building After Suspicious Vehicle Found Not Dangerous
(Updated at 3:05 p.m.) Roads around the Rayburn House Office Building in the Capitol South area were closed for about 30 minutes this afternoon as U.S. Capitol Police investigated a suspicious vehicle in the area.
Police determined that the car was not dangerous and reopened the streets about 3 p.m.
The vehicle was reportedly parked near the intersection of Delaware Avenue SW and D Street SW. Police closed D Street SW between South Capitol Street and Washington Avenue SW and Washington Avenue SW between South Capitol Street and Independence Avenue SW about 2:25 p.m.
USCP reports a Suspicious vehicle at Delaware Ave at D St SW
*D St Btwn South Capitol St & Washington Ave SW
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The Rayburn House Office Building contains offices for multiple members of the U.S. House of Representatives and is located near the Capitol South Metro station.
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