“All of Penn Ave, SE between 2nd and 3rd near Capitol Hill Evacuates”

A reader reports at 1pm:

“Not sure what’s up. Everything between 2nd and 3rd street, including Starbucks, Sweetgreen, Capitol Lounge, etc.”

From U.S. Capitol Police:

“The U.S. Capitol Police are continuing to investigate a suspicious vehicle located at Second Street and Independence Avenue SE. As a result of this investigation, the following road closures are in effect:

– Independence Avenue between Washington Avenue SW and Third Street SE

– Pennsylvania Avenue between Second and Third Streets SE

– Second Street between East Capitol and C Streets SE

– First Street between East Capitol Street and Independence Avenue SE

All staff and other personnel are directed to avoid this area until further notice.”

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