Reports of suspicious person prompts lockdown at Joint Base Anacostia-Bolling

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.

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.

The Associated Press contributed to this report.

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