The White House was on lockdown after a suspicious person carrying a black backpack was arrested attempting to enter the residence from the South entrance.
President Trump is at the White House today working and was there during the incident last night.
The breach happened at about 11:38 p.m. Friday. President Donald Trump was at the White House.
The agency says the individual — whom it did not identify — was arrested without further incident. No hazardous materials were found during a search of a backpack the individual carried.
The Secret Service also says a search of the south and north grounds of the White House complex found “nothing of concern to security operations.”
MORE: man was carrying backpack, was discovered by a Secret Service officer by the South entrance to the executive residence.
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Intruder arrested after breaching White House fence on Friday night while President Trump was there, US media report https://t.co/z7D6LS3GQt
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No word yet on the man’s identity of his intentions, but we will keep you updated.
We also aren’t sure how the man got so close to the entrance without being stopped by security.
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