US Capitol on lockdown after driver slams vehicle into 2 police officers

The US Capitol building and surrounding streets in Washington DC are in lockdown after police warned of an “external security threat”.

Capitol Police said that a suspect is in custody after reports that someone “rammed a vehicle” into two officers.

The suspect and both officers have been taken to hospital, police said.

Video from outside the Capitol shows a vehicle that appears to have slammed into a barricade surrounding the complex.

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