Police investigating attempted carjacking near Capitol South Metro Station

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D.C. Police responded to an incident near the Capitol South Metro Station on Thursday.

Police say there was an attempted carjacking in the area. 

The incident was reported around 5:14 p.m. near 3rd and D streets SE. 

Police say four people were stopped. 

U.S. Capitol Police say a train was briefly held due to the incident. 

A portion of First St. SE between C and D streets was shut down in both directions during an investigation. It has since reopened.