Bomb Threat

Wash. Capitol Bag Scare
6:11 am
Tue August 14, 2012

Suspicious Shopping Bag Causes Washington State Capitol Evacuation

Emergency crews respond to a suspicious shopping bag left in the Washington State Capitol.
Photo by Tom Banse Northwest News Network

Washington state troopers evacuated the state capitol building in Olympia for several hours Monday morning due to a bomb scare. Washington State Patrol spokesman Bob Calkins says several witnesses saw a woman deposit a cloth shopping bag in the capitol rotunda and walk away.

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