White House On Lockdown As Secret Service Investigate “Suspicious Package”
Just days after a man approached the White House checkpoint saying he had a bomb inside his car, Secret Service report that as of 1025ET, The White House is on lockdown as they investigate a suspicious package.
— U.S. Secret Service (@SecretService) March 28, 2017
As a reminder, earlier in March, an intruder carrying a backpack breached the outer perimeter of the White House and was arrested by the US Secret Service near the south entrance to the residence.
North grounds of WH on lockdown. Suspicious package has to be checked out. pic.twitter.com/qL3h0fJ2M0
— Mark Knoller (@markknoller) March 28, 2017
BREAKING: White House evacuating the North lawn pic.twitter.com/l0iyAcP8gD
— Trey Yingst (@TreyYingst) March 28, 2017