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CBS News' Washington, D.C. Bureau Evacuated

06/18/2013 12:45 pm ET
Louise Dufresne Twitter

CBS News' Washington, D.C. bureau was evacuated on Tuesday following reports of a suspicious package outside its building.

Staffers began tweeting and photographing the evacuation. Some images showed "Face The Nation" host Bob Schieffer waiting patiently outside the building.

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Police blocked off an area and x-rayed the package, reportedly a black suitcase which was left outside the building. Shortly thereafter, police deemed the area safe. Once the debacle was over, multiple CBS staffers tweeted, "All clear!"

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