U.S. Capitol on lockdown, says police

Subsequent to a search alert issued for an individual by the Senate seargant, the US Capitol building was put on lockdown today.

Police ordered a lockdown of the US Capitol because of police activity, directing people to take shelter in their offices with locked doors and windows

All the visitors were being stopped from entering the premises keeping in mind the police activity being carried out inside the building.

However, after few minutes, U.S. Capitol police gave ‘all-clear’ to reopen locked-down buildings