WASHINGTON — Reports of a suspicious person prompted a lockdown at Joint Base Anacostia-Bolling Air Force Base on Sunday afternoon.
The base announced that it had resumed normal operations at around 2:25 p.m., and that an “all clear” was given without incident.
D.C. police said law enforcement has cleared the scene, and that nothing suspicious was found.
All clear given without incident. @JBABdc has resumed normal operations.
— JBABdc (@JBABdc) October 16, 2016
A base spokeswoman said the lockdown began at at around 1:30 p.m. Officials said in a tweet that police on base received reports of a suspicious, potentially armed person in a barracks. No shots were fired. The base is located in Southeast, near the D.C.-Prince George’s County, Maryland border.
JBAB on lockdown after JBAB PD received reports of suspicious, potentially armed individual in a barracks. No shots fired. MPD is on scene. — JBABdc (@JBABdc) October 16, 2016
The Associated Press contributed to this report.
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