White House on lockdown, President returning from Miami

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Photo by: Mark Knoller

The White House is on lockdown after a potential breach on the outer fence, according to Secret Service and pool reporters. The incident occurred near 3 p.m. Eastern Time

The President is not in the White House as he is returning from Miami.

The Secret Service said that an individual dropped a backpack and attempted to jump a bike rack.

The individual was immediately arrested.

Heavily armed agents were seen taking positions behind trees and forming an outer perimeter around 10-15 feet from the actual fence line.

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