09:51 GMT26 January 2021
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    According to media reports, the Metro's Orange, Blue and Silver lines were bypassing the station while police were responding to the stabbing.

    A stabbing attack has been reported at the Capitol South Metro station near the Capitol in Washington DC.

    The Metro Transit Police Department has commented on the incident in a Twitter post.

    According to NBC4 Washington, homicide detectives were called to the scene after a teenager had been stabbed at the metro station. Police are searching for a 14-year-old female suspect in connection with the stabbing, the TV channel reported. 

    The Metro Transit Police also warned passengers about the temporary closure of the Capitol South Station.

    police investigation, stabbing, metro, Washington DC
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