A Washington, DC bomb threat suspect has surrendered.
The man forced a shutdown a wide area around Capitol Hill when he sat in a black pickup truck for hours Thursday August 19th 2021 near the Library of Congress.
He’s a white male from North Carolina. He was live streaming on Facebook as police negotiated his surrender.
No one was hurt during the incident. Some people were evacuated from the Library of Congress and nearby Congressional offices.
However, lawmakers on Capitol Hill are on vacation and are back in their home districts.
U.S. Capitol Police officers stand at an intersection near the U.S. Capitol and a Library of Congress building in Washington on Thursday, Aug. 19, 2021, as law enforcement investigate a report of a possible explosive device in a pickup truck outside the Library of Congress on Capitol Hill and have evacuated have evacuated multiple buildings on the sprawling Capitol complex. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky) August 19th 2021