Capitol Police Evacuate Ford Building

Suspicious package later found to be nonthreatening

Capitol Police evacuated the Ford building after a suspicious package was discovered. (Google Streetscape)

Capitol Police evacuated staff on Tuesday from the Ford House Office Building over a suspicious package, later deemed nonhazardous.  

Police spokeswoman Eva Malecki said an "object was found in a mechanical room." It was inspected and found not to be a threat. Staff was then allowed back in the building.  

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