While details are sparse, the U.S. Secret Service has just placed the
White House on lockdown after yet another fence jumper decided to hop
over the bike rack along the North Fence Line of Penn Ave.. The suspect
has since been taken into custody.
Secret Service responding to an individual who jumped the bike rack along the North Fence Line of Penn Ave. Suspect in custody.
— U.S. Secret Service (@SecretService) May 16, 2017
The President was inside the residence at the time and has been hosting Turkey's President Recep Tayyip Erdogan for talks there today. No injuries were immediately reported.
— CBS News (@CBSNews) May 16, 2017
Secret Service running towards North fence as White House is put on lockdown. pic.twitter.com/qbVoaGwvSD
— Josh Caplan (@joshdcaplan) May 16, 2017
And, just like that, another disaffected protester gets his/her 15 minutes of fame.