Photo courtesy of @Greg_Hudson
“The Third District is currently working a suspicious package in the 1700 block R Street, NW.
Southbound 17th Street is blocked off at T Street, NW, thru R Street, NW.”
On twitter @scottpetrisko tells us:
“I walked by there about an hour ago. Police were questioning a man hauling a small trailer with orange plastic boxes.”
And @Ssonies also noted a man in handcuffs.
Update from @DCPoliceDept around 6:45pm:
“Suspicious Vehicle: 1700 blk of R St NW. SB 17th St is BLOCKED at T thru R St’s. AVOID THE AREA”
Update 7:05pm from MPD:
“The suspicious package has been rendered safe. No hazardous materials were found. All roads open.”