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Person Who Tried to Jump White House Fence Arrested

"There was no impact to White House security operations," the Secret Service stated

A person was arrested Friday night after trying to get onto the White House grounds near the historic Treasury Building, the U.S. Secret Service said, as reported by NBC News.

The trespassing attempt occurred about 9:10 p.m., the service said in a statement.

"An individual attempted to cross a security barrier on the northwest side of the Treasury Building fence along Pennsylvania Avenue," the Secret Service said. "The subject was immediately apprehended by Secret Service personnel and taken into custody."

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