- The Washington Times - Wednesday, April 27, 2016

The White House was on lockdown Wednesday morning for the second time in two days after someone threw objects over a fence on the property.

The Secret Service said a man “threw personal belongings over the north fence line of the White House complex” around 10:30 a.m.

“The individual was immediately taken into custody by Secret Service uniformed division officers. Protective sweeps of the north grounds are ongoing,” the statement said.

On Tuesday afternoon, agents put the White House on a security lockdown temporarily after a man who reportedly was fleeing the scene of an attempted armed robbery climbed a fence around the Eisenhower Executive Office Building. The man, who suffered a slight injury, was taken into custody without incident.


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