White House on lockdown after man jumps fence

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The White House was placed on lockdown after a person jumped the fence, CNN reported, adding that the jumper was immediately caught.

Despite the quick capture, the presidential mansion was still on lockdown as the secret service conducted a security sweep of the area, The Guardian quoted media reports as saying.

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Representatives for the secret service could not immediately be reached for a comment on the incident.

According to US President Barack Obama’s public schedule, the first family was present at the White House.

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This was the second lockdown for the White House in the past seven days.

On Saturday, a brief lockdown was put on the White House after a woman threw an apple core over the fence line of the South Lawn, Xinhua news agency reported.

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So far, the most concerning fence-jumping incident happened in September 2014, when a knife-wielding man with psychological problems jumped over the White House fence and dashed deep into the complex till he reached the doors of the East Room.

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