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All clear given after suspicious package led to White House lockdown

Posted at 3:09 PM, Feb 28, 2019

WASHINGTON D.C. — Officials investigated a suspicious package abandoned on Pennsylvania Avenue near the White House.

HAZMAT and authorities were on the scene — the road was closed between 15th and 17th streets, according to the Fox TV station in Washington, D.C. A call about the package was received by emergency officials around 5:15 p.m. Eastern today.

The White House was on lock-down.

An all clear was given around 8 p.m.