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Intruder taken into custody after jumping the fence at the White House

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Part of the White House was evacuated after someone jumped the fence at the executive mansion. The incident occurred Friday evening shortly after President Barack Obama and his daughters left aboard a helicopter for the presidential retreat in Maryland, Camp David.

A Secret Service agent at the scene says someone jumped the fence surrounding the White House. Much of the West Wing was evacuated, and the intruder was taken into custody.

Last week, on the anniversary of the Sept. 11 attacks, the Secret Service apprehended a man who jumped over the North Fence of the White House. Officers drew their firearms and used a service dog as they took that man in custody.

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