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WASHINGTON (WUSA9) -- Police are investigating a suspicious package near the Navy Yard in Southeast Washington.

Located at 8th and M streets, police have closed the 700-800 block of M Street and the 1100 block of 8th Street for precautionary reasons.

The bomb squad is en route to investigate. Police say the investigation involves a white, powdery substance.

We'll update with more information as it becomes available.

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