F Street Closed Downtown Due to Suspicious Letter

Scene cleared

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    A suspicious letter caused a street closure in downtown D.C. Monday evening.

    A letter with an unknown substance arrived at Amorini Panini in Northwest about 5:45 p.m., according to D.C. fire. F Street was closed between Ninth and 10th streets.

    A hazmat team responded, and the letter was taken to a lab for further analysis.

    No one was hospitalized. The scene has since been cleared.

    The FBI is investigating.

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