White House lockdown lifted after Secret Service arrest

  • 17/05/2017

The White House is currently in lockdown after someone tried to jump one of the building's fences, the US Secret Service says.

"Secret Service responding to an individual who jumped the bike rack along the North Fence Line of Penn Ave. Suspect in custody," the Secret Service said on Twitter. 

US President Donald Trump has been hosting Turkey's President Recep Tayyip Erdogan at the White House.

More to come.