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Posted at 2:20 PM ET, 06/30/2010

FBI says package at 19th St. not a bomb

By Washington Post editors

UPDATE:
The FBI says the suspicious package at 19th and F streets NW contained what looked like a pipe bomb, but it was not a bomb.

Investigators said they are looking into whether someone intentionally arranged the package to look like an explosive device.

Streets will remain closed for another half hour.

--Rick Rojas

Suspicious package in NW not hazardous
12:28 p.m.

D.C. Police spokeswoman Gwendolyn Crump said police have determined "there is no hazardous material found" at 19th and F streets NW, however District police and fire personnel remain on the scene to investigate. Nearby streets remain closed.

Patrol officers found a suspicious package about 7:45 a.m. Wednesday, said Crump, who added that police would have more information later.

-- Mary Pat Flaherty

Suspicious package investigation in D.C.
11:45 a.m.

D.C. Fire and EMS say they are assisting the police department as they investigate a suspicious package is at 19th and F St. NW.

Expect continuing street closures.

By Washington Post editors  | June 30, 2010; 2:20 PM ET
Categories:  DC  
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