WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. Secret Service says access to the White House has been halted after two people threw objects over the fence.
Pennsylvania Avenue in front of the White House has been closed to pedestrians, along with Lafayette Park directly opposite the executive mansion.
The Secret Service says on Twitter that it has detained two people for throwing unknown objects over the fence.
Areas around White House closed to pedestrians after incident Monday morning.
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Secret Service spokesman Robert Hoback says someone at about 12:15 p.m. threw a metal object over the north fence along Pennsylvania Avenue and was arrested without incident. Fire trucks and a hazardous materials response unit were ...
Pennsylvania Avenue and Lafayette Park are currently closed to pedestrians. [ more › ]