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Suspicious Package closes East Capitol St, NE from 17th to 19th by Eastern High School

by Prince Of Petworth — December 16, 2015 at 10:29 am 2 Comments

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Update 11:15am:

“MPD reports East Capitol St NE between 17th and 19th St NE has been re-opened.”

A reader reports:

“Was evacuated due to a suspicious package. Police have blocked east Capitol from 17th to 19th. When I was walking by Police told a parent “no school today” [Eastern High School].”

From AlertDC:

“UPDATE: Road closures are on East Capitol Streets between 17th & 19th Street NE.

MPD reports that East Capitol Street NE between 17th & 18th Street NE is closed due to police activity.”

  • sproc

    Sigh. Assuming it’s absolutely nothing, after the LA schools shutdown I have to wonder if we’re in for an epidemic of idiot kids causing massive disruptions.

    • skj84

      Same. This is more than likely the Copycat effect.

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