HUFFINGTON POST
03/18/2010 05:12 am ET | Updated May 25, 2011

Suspicious Package Causes Delays For Pentagon City, Crystal City

UPDATE (11:10 a.m.): The Washington Post reports the situation has been resolved but delays continue in both directions.

Reports circulated Twitter this morning of disruptions in Washington D.C. Metro Area Transit Authority service due to a suspicious package.

Both the Pentagon City Metrorail station and Crystal City station were said to be affected.

The incident was first cited in tweets just after 10 a.m. local time:

@ryanjreilly: Stuck at Crystal City Metro due to suspicious package at Pentagon City.

@Tiff_Tastic: So there is a suspicious package at pentagon city metro stop...great

10:27 a.m.: The Washington D.C. Metro Area Transit Authority Twitter feed (@metroopensdoors) posts, "Blue-Yellow: Pentagon City closed due to a suspicious package. Shuttle bus service requested btwn Braddock Rd & Pentagon."

10:28 a.m.: The Washington Post metro Twitter feed (@postmetro) retweets the Metro Opens Doors feed.

10:59 a.m.: The NBC local affiliate in Washington, D.C. (@nbclocaldc) tweets, "Pentagon City and Crystal City Metrorail stations closed due to suspicious package on tracks."