BREAKING: United States Capitol Police Investigating Bomb Threat Near Capitol Building

By  //  August 19, 2021

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ABOVE VIDEO: United States Capitol Police hold a briefing after investigating a suspicious vehicle near the Library of Congress in Washington, D.C.

(FOX NEWS) – The United States Capitol Police (USCP) locked down or evacuated portions of the Capitol on Thursday morning to respond to reports of a suspicious vehicle near the Library of Congress in Washington, D.C., authorities said.

The USCP called it an “active bomb threat investigation.” A House Republican communications director on the scene confirmed to Fox News that Capitol Police have warned them about a man in the area of Independence Avenue and First Street who is “claiming to have explosives in his truck.”

According to the source, law enforcement have sent a negotiator to the area.

The FBI and the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (ATF) are responding.

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