Wednesday, 17 May 2017

White House Locked Down After Person Jumps Barrier – Secret Service

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The U.S. Secret Service said late on Tuesday that it had lifted a security lock down put into effect at the White House after a person tried to jump over a bike rack used as a barrier along the north fence of the mansion where President Donald Trump lives and works.

The suspect was in custody, the security office also said on Twitter.

Security had been tight for Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan’s visit earlier in the day, as protesters gathered in front of the White House. Erdogan left before the lockdown.

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