UPDATE – DC Bomb Threat OVER – North Carolina man surrenders after Capitol Hill bomb threat that forced evacuation of surrounding area

CNBC:

  • A North Carolina man surrendered to police hours after saying he had a bomb while parked in his truck outside the Library of Congress on Capitol Hill.
  • The suspect, 49-year-old Floyd Ray Roseberry, got out of his black pick-up truck after an hours-long standoff that had led to the evacuation of the library, the Supreme Court, a House office building, and the offices of the Republican National Committee.
  • The U.S. Capitol Police Twitter feed warned people to “please stay away from this area.”

A North Carolina man surrendered to police Thursday hours after saying he had a bomb while parked in his truck outside the Library of Congress on Capitol Hill.

That threat by the suspect, 49-year-old Floyd Ray Roseberry, led to the evacuation of the library, the Supreme Court, the Cannon House Office Building, and the offices of the Republican National Committee.

Roseberry posted several videos online while sitting in his truck in the hours before he surrendered.

“He got out of the vehicle and surrendered and the tactical units that were close by took him into custody without incident,” said U.S. Capitol Police Chief Tom Manger.

“He gave up and did not resist.”

Manger said there was a propane gas container in the truck, but “at this point we think that’s safe.”

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