Woman throws metallic object over White House fence, Oval Office shut

     
May 30, 2016

WASHINGTON: A part of the White House was declared closed on Monday after a woman threw a metallic object over the northern side along Pennsylvania Avenue. The Secret Service said it was around 12:15 p.m., the woman, who was apprehended but not arrested and not immediately identified, threw the object over the north fence of the White House, prompting the lockdown. The closure was called off at 3 pm after necessary checks and the area was swept.

The metallic object was a container and had some papers in it. There was no security threat detected. President Barack Obama was inside the White House at the time of the incident.

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