White House on Lockdown Due to Suspicious Package

Published 07/17 2014 03:17PM

Updated 07/17 2014 03:20PM

The White House is on lockdown due to an unattended package on the north fence line, according to a Secret Service official.

Lafayette Park -- which is across the street from the White House -- has been cleared.

The Secret Service is investigating and will reopen the White House as soon as possible.

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