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Woman caught trying to scale White House fence


Washington : A woman was caught by US Secret Service here while trying to climb over the White House fence when President Donald Trump was inside, according to a media report on Wednesday.

“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 its Twitter account about the incident on Tuesday. It led to a lockdown at the North Fence of the White House along Pennsylvania Avenue.

Officers from the Secret Service’s uniformed division apprehended the woman on Tuesday before she could make it over the fence. She was charged with unlawful entry.