World Bank Headquarters Partially Evacuated
Suspicious substance found
Updated at 1:01 PM EST on Monday, Nov 2, 2009
WASHINGTON -- Crews are trying to identify a suspicious substance found at the World Bank headquarters Monday, authorities said.
An unidentified substance was found in a letter or package in a mail room at about noon, D.C. Fire Department spokesman Pete Piringer said. The building, located on H Street in northwest Washington, was partially evacuated.
No illnesses were reported.
Published at 12:45 PM EST on Nov 2, 2009