WASHINGTON - Secret Service agents say a person was taken into custody after they jumped a concrete barrier at the White House.
The incident happened around 9:30 a.m. along an area near the south fence of the complex. No injuries were reported.
Agents say a backpack that was found at the scene of the incident was cleared. The south fence line was closed during the investigation.
ALERT: UD Officers responding to an individual who jumped over the concrete barrier along E ST. @WhiteHouse south fence line closed.— U.S. Secret Service (@SecretService) October 17, 2017
Update: Suspect in custody, @DCPoliceDept en route to investigate suspicious package. South fence will remain closed until further notice.— U.S. Secret Service (@SecretService) October 17, 2017