Secret service agents call blocking the White House after the suspicious package has been declared secure

Secret agents call the blocking of the White House after a suspicious package found on Pennsylvania Avenue has been declared safe

  • Agency tweeted that the & # 39; suspect & # 39; package was found on Pennsylvania Avenue
  • The pedestrian traffic is closed along the avenue while officers are investigating
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Secret service agencies have declared a block outside the White House just an hour after a suspicious package was found.

The agency tweeted around 11:30 am on Monday that agents & # 39; are responding to an incident with a suspicious package on Pennsylvania Avenue & # 39 ;.

& # 39; Pedestrian traffic is closed along Pennsylvania Ave. between 15th and 17th street with Lafayette Park, & # 39; the agents added.

Secret service agents (photos & # 39; s that arrived on site) have closed an area outside the White House after a suspicious package is found

The agency tweeted on Monday that agents are responding to an incident with a suspicious package on Pennsylvania Avenue & # 39;
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The agency tweeted on Monday that agents are responding to an incident with a suspicious package on Pennsylvania Avenue & # 39;

Secret service agents (photos & # 39; s that arrived on site) have closed an area outside the White House after a suspicious package is found. The agency tweeted that agents & # 39; respond to an incident with a suspicious package on Pennsylvania Avenue & # 39;

& # 39; Pedestrian traffic is closed along Pennsylvania Ave. between 15th and 17th street with Lafayette Park, & # 39; the agents added

& # 39; Pedestrian traffic is closed along Pennsylvania Ave. between 15th and 17th street with Lafayette Park, & # 39; the agents added

& # 39; Pedestrian traffic is closed along Pennsylvania Ave. between 15th and 17th street with Lafayette Park, & # 39; the agents added

Just an hour later the agency tweeted an update: & # 39; The package along Pennsylvania Ave. has been declared safe by Secret Service and @DCPoliceDept. Pedestrian closures will be lifted soon. & # 39;

President Donald Trump is currently in the White House, where he signed a new sanction regime in Iran earlier Monday morning amid increased tensions.

& # 39; We will continue to increase pressure on Tehran & # 39 ;, Trump told reporters. & # 39; Never can Iran have a nuclear weapon. & # 39;

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Trump took part in a photo with the 2019 presidential scholars around the time of the block.

Monday's incident is the second time in a week that a suspicious package has been found.

Last Wednesday, the secret service arrested a man at the White House after dropping a backpack and trying to jump a bike rack.

At that time, the agency wrote on Twitter that the incident occurred around 2.45 pm when & # 39; a person dropped a backpack and tried a bike rack on the sidewalk on Pennsylvania Ave & # 39; to jump.

The authorities immediately detained the man. He was accused of unlawful entry after his arrest. The backpack has been declared safe.

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The secret service did not release the name of the suspect.

That specific incident occurred about an hour and a half before the President returned to the White House after a two-day trip to Florida.

No other details were immediately available. President Donald Trump is currently in the White House (secret service agent, file) where he signs a new Iranian sanction warrant amid increased tensions

No other details were immediately available. President Donald Trump is currently in the White House (secret service agent, file) where he signs a new Iranian sanction warrant amid increased tensions

No other details were immediately available. President Donald Trump is currently in the White House (secret service agent, file) where he signs a new Iranian sanction warrant amid increased tensions

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