Man Caught Trespassing in WMATA Garage, Says He Was Mixing Chemicals

LANHAM, Md. (WNEW) — A man was caught trespassing Sunday afternoon in a garage in Alexandria, which is closed on weekends.

Metro transit police caught the man who told them he was mixing chemicals in the Royal Street Bus Garage, causing officials to launch a search for hazardous materials and shut down nearby streets.

The man was arrested and officials say no dangerous chemicals were found.

Roads near the intersection of North Royal and Pendleton Street were closed while police investigated the incident.

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