Suspicious package leads to Longworth evacuation

The Longworth House Office Building was evacuated on Wednesday afternoon because the U.S. Capitol Police (USCP) Hazardous Devices unit was inspecting a suspicious package, according to Sgt. Kimberly Schneider, a spokeswoman for Capitol Police.

Capitol Police evacuated the building and relocated Members, staff and visitors to the Cannon House Office Building after initial tests on the package by the Hazardous Devices unit were "inconclusive."

"Virginia State Police will assist USCP in safely transporting device to Quantico to render safe."

-Jordy Yager

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