White House fence jumper in custody

The White House was briefly locked down on Sunday after a man climbed over the north fence just before 4 p.m., according to the Secret Service.

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Officers apprehended the man immediately after he jumped the fence, according to the agency. Charges are pending.

The Secret Service did not immediately release the identity of the man.

The arrest was noted by Twitter users who appeared to be nearby when the incident occurred.

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