Secret Service nabs attempted White House fence jumper

Washington, Nov 20 The US Secret Service nabbed an individual who had attempted to jump a security barrier on the north side of the White House, a media report said.

The agency said in a tweet that someone tried to jump the bike rack barrier along the Pennsylvania Avenue about 8 a.m. on Sunday, Xinhua news agency reported.

US President Donald Trump was reportedly inside the White House at that time.

The area was briefly closed to pedestrian traffic, but reopened later.

The fence-jumper’s identity or motive is not known yet.

The racks were put in place following a series of fence jumping incidents outside the White House in recent years.

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