All-clear given at Union Station after evacuation

All-clear given at Union Station after evacuation
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Police evacuated Union Station during rush hour Wednesday afternoon, according to reports on social media.

The Metropolitan Police Department told The Hill that officers were called in to investigate a suspicious package shortly after 5 p.m.
 
An all-clear has been given at the station, with rail service resuming.
 
Union Station is a major transportation hub in Washington, serving both Amtrak and MetroRail trains.

- This story was updated at 6:08 p.m.