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FREDERICK, Md. (WUSA9) -- The FBI Baltimore Field Office will be holding a 'complex mall attack' training exercise on Tuesday.

The training exercise will start around 7:30 a.m. at the old Frederick Towne Mall which is located at 1301 West Patrick Street. They expect to end the exercise by noon.

Officials said this is part of a partnership with the Department of Homeland Security and local law enforcement to test readiness for a large scale terrorist attack at a public venue.

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