SEPTEMBER 11

Terror warning: U-Haul vans stolen in Prince George's County

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10:15 p.m.: Prince George's County Police spokesperson Julie Parker confirms to ABC7 that one of the vans has been recovered on Marcy Ave. in Oxon Hill and police are looking for the driver.

10:00 p.m.: Prince George's County Police tell ABC7 at 10:00 p.m. they are still looking for both vans.

Update 8:29 p..m.: U-Haul said late Saturday that one of the vans had been recovered. County police said there's nothing about the situation that leads them to believe they were anything other than stolen vans, but in light of recent terror threats they are taking extra precautions.

In a related story, officials at Dulles International Airport evacuated an area around a cargo container including several gates in a concourse that houses mostly international carriers after a suspicious item was found there.

An explosive ordinance disposal team was on the scene for hours investigating the item, and two outbound flights were delayed because the aircraft were within the perimeter, Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority spokesman Rob Yingling said.

Terror warning: U-Haul vans stolen in Prince George's County

D.C. Police Chief Cathy Lanier has confirmed to ABC7's Kris Van Cleave that two U-Haul vans have been stolen in Prince George's County today.

A bulletin has been issued to law enforcement agencies noting that the theft might fit as a terror warning.

D.C. Police Chief Cathy Lanier has confirmed the theft to ABC7's Kris Van Cleave.

"Yes, there is a lookout for two stolen vans in PG," Lanier said. "Yes we are actively looking for them."

Both are 2011 Ford Econoline vans and both carry Arizona tags, AE10807 and  AE15192. Adding to possible confusion is the fact that most, if not all, U-Haul vans carry Arizona tags.

One was stolen from St. Barnabas Road, possibly at 3710 St. Barnabas in Temple Hills, and one on Allentown Road, possibly at 4599 Allentown Road, in Suitland.

One police source adds, "It just feels like something is going to happen."

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