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[Update] 11:50 AM – The Secret Service reported that the suspicious package investigation continues, but a suspect is in custody.
On Tuesday, reports of a suspicious package found near the White House caused the grounds to be on lockdown, news outlets reported. The Secret Service tweeted that they are currently investigating.
@SecretService investigating suspicious package near @WhiteHouse grounds. Road closures in effect.”
Reports say a man approached the White House claiming to have a bomb.
“USSS is investigating suspicious package; security perimeter established & members of the public & media are being moved to safe a distance.”