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8/11, 7:42 PM (Source: TeleTrader)
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Armed person tries to break into Ohio FBI building

The Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) said on Thursday an armed person tried to break into an FBI building in Cincinnati, Ohio, but fled after being unsuccessful, prompting a lockdown in the area. The law enforcement "traded shots" with a male suspect, the Clinton County Emergency Management added.

"The FBI Cincinnati Field Office had an armed subject attempt to breach the Visitor Screening Facility. Upon the activation of an alarm and a response by armed FBI special agents, the subject fled northbound onto Interstate 71. The FBI, Ohio State Highway Patrol, and local law enforcement partners are on scene near Wilmington, Ohio, trying to resolve this critical incident," the FBI's statement noted following the event.

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