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by Micah J. Fleck
According to a new breaking report from CNN:
A man carrying a backpack was arrested Friday night after breaching security at the White House complex and was discovered by a Secret Service officer by the south entrance to the executive residence, officials said.
The incident happened just before midnight while President Donald Trump was at the White House.A Secret Service source said the intruder might have entered the White House grounds on the east side before making his way near the residence’s south portico entrance.The White House was placed under security condition “orange,” one of the highest levels of security for the Secret Service.The suspect was arrested by the Secret Service and taken into custody.
The President was spending the weekend in Washington and was alerted to the incident late Friday night, an administration official said.There have been numerous instances of people trespassing on the White House grounds over the last several years.