Suspicious package at 13th & G NW
4 p.m. Update: Meredith McDermott, an intern for Hearst Newspapers, snapped pictures of the package that police were investigating. She reports that the box, which appears to contain some sort of equipment, was closed at the beginning of the incident. She was allowed near the package once police gave the all-clear.
3:08 p.m. Update: Metro says the 13th and G entrance to Metro Center has reopened. Witnesses report that the streets are clearing.
2:45 p.m. Update: Witnesses overlooking the scene say the streets remain blocked off and at least one building in the vicinity is on lockdown. The bomb squad is still on the scene.
The Post's Rick Rojas is on location. Stay tuned for updates.
1:56 p.m. Update: According to DC officials, 13th Street NW is closed between F and H streets. G Street is closed between 12th and 14th streets.
Original post: Metro says the 13th and G streets entrance to Metro Center is closed due to a suspicious package outside of the station.
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