Washington DC Police are responding to a claim of an explosive device in a truck near the Library of Congress.
Negotiators were sent out to engage with a man in a truck.
—>> New: Police are responding to claim of explosive device in a truck near the Library of Congress. They’re sending negotiators to engage with a man in the truck making the threat. Congressional staffers have been alerted to shelter in their offices. –@WhitneyWReports reporting
— Jim Sciutto (@jimsciutto) August 19, 2021
Police are investigating.
Police are investigating a report of a possible explosive device in a pickup truck outside the Library of Congress on Capitol Hill. They evacuated the area around the building. The Cannon House Office Building is being evacuated. https://t.co/jg3JtI7aAC
— Chris Sieroty (@sierotyfeatures) August 19, 2021