Man Surrenders After Claiming to Have Bomb Near Capitol
WASHINGTON (AP) — The man who claimed to have bomb in a pickup truck near the U.S. Capitol has surrendered to law enforcement, ending an hourslong standoff.
The man, identified by law enforcement officials as 49-year-old Floyd Ray Roseberry of North Carolina, crawled out of the vehicle and was being taken into custody shortly before 2:30 p.m.
He had pulled up outside the library earlier in the day and told police he had a bomb in his truck.
An officer saw what appeared to be a detonator in the man’s hand.
The man had been negotiating with police during a standoff that lasted around five hours.