Update, 12:14 p.m.
The explosives team from the Metropolitan Police Department has cleared the intersection of 31st Street and N Street NW in Georgetown.
A suitcase found on the sidewalk near that intersection was investigated as a suspicious package on Friday morning after a call was placed to police just before 10:30 a.m. The area was deemed safe after the investigation, a spokesman for the police department said.
All nearby streets are now open for traffic.
Police are investigating a report of a suspicious package at 31st and N Streets, NW in Georgetown. The call came in just before 10:30 a.m. Friday, according to MPD PIO.
Area streets are closed because of police activity:
31st Street at N Street
31st Street North of M Street
30th Street north of N Street
Drivers should avoid the area.
Patch will provide updates as more information becomes available.