WASHINGTON - D.C. Police completed a sweep of the National Zoo after a bomb threat Tuesday morning, and say they found no evidence of a threat.
Authorities say a reported bomb threat was received around 11:13 a.m. Tuesday morning. Visitors and staff were asked to evacuate the zoo.
The Zoo will remain closed Tuesday, and will reopen again Wednesday. All other Smithsonian museums remain open.
Connecticut Avenue was blocked in both directions due to police activity. Drivers are asked to follow authority direction.