After evacs, Capitol Hill police questioning man with backpack; Update

As Twitchy reported, reports of suspicious packages in Senate buildings led to the evacuation of the Russell and Hart Office Buildings.

Now there are reports that a man wearing a backpack reportedly containing sealed envelopes is being questioned by Capitol Hill police.

Capitol Hill Police are questioning a man in the area ofthe Hart building. The man raised suspicion with the content ofhis backpack

— Rich Roth (@RichRoth1) April 17, 2013

DEVELOPING STORY:CAPITOL POLICE QUESTIONING MAN AFTER SEALED ENVELOPES FOUND IN HIS BACKPACK, SOURCES TELL CNN. ~ CNN

— Emerie Uduchukwu (@emerieconqueror) April 17, 2013

@cnnbrk: “Capitol Hill Police are questioning a man with a backpack in the area of the Hart office building.”

— Esin Efe (@esinefe_) April 17, 2013

CNN is now reporting it live.

@lisadcnn reporting live on CNN that a man with a backpack + envelopes at the Capitol is being questioned by police.

— Erin McPike (@ErinMcPike) April 17, 2013

Twitchy will continue to monitor this story and update with further developments.

Update:

Someone being questioned on Capitol Hill grounds; seen w/ backpack/acting suspicious; after letters w/substances sent to Senate, WH

— Kyla Campbell (@KylaCampbellDC) April 17, 2013

HART BACK OPEN.

— Lisa Desjardins (@LisaDCNN) April 17, 2013

CAPITOL BACKPACK/LETTER GUY: has been taken out of Hart.

— Lisa Desjardins (@LisaDCNN) April 17, 2013

Editor’s note: Title has been amended for clarity.

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