CIA says there is a ‘security situation’ just outside headquarters in Langley, Virginia

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The lobby of the CIA Headquarters Building in Langley, Virginia, U.S. on August 14, 2008.

  • There is a “security situation” at the CIA headquarters in Langley, Virginia, the CIA confirmed in a statement to NBC News.
  • “Our compound remains secured, and our Security Protective Officers working the incident are the only Agency personnel directly involved,” a spokesperson said.
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There is a “security situation” just outside of CIA headquarters in Langley, Virginia, the CIA confirmed to NBC News, adding that the “compound remains secure.”

“In coordination with our local law enforcement partners, we are addressing a security situation just outside the secure perimeter of CIA Headquarters by our main gate on Route 123,” CIA spokesperson told NBC News. “Our compound remains secured, and our Security Protective Officers working the incident are the only Agency personnel directly involved.”

NBC News first reported that an unauthorized person attempted to breach a guarded gate. The network also reported that there was a heavy police presence around the headquarters.

Local news station WJLA reported that there was a temporary flight restriction around the area and that the CIA is expected to issue a statement on the matter.

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