Suspicious substance located outside of Rep. Omar's office

Rep. Ilhan Omar.
Rep. Ilhan Omar. Photo credit GettyImages

Capitol police have responded after a suspicious substance was found outside the office of Minnesota Representative Ilhan Omar, and Omar's staff have been notified to stay away from the area.

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The substance is outside Omar's office in the Longworth House Office Building in Washington D.C., Politico reported.

It was also reported that other offices on the seventh floor of the building were told to shelter in place due to the incident.

There has been no comment from the Capitol Police on the incident.

This story will be updated as more information becomes available.