October 22, 2014 / 11:54 PM / 3 years ago

Man jumps White House fence, causes lockdown

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A man jumped the White House fence on Wednesday and was attacked by Secret Service dogs, a Secret Service spokesman said.

The White House is seen in front of the Washington Monument (L) and the Jefferson Memorial (R) in Washington May 1, 2011. REUTERS/Gary Hershorn

“Dogs got him,” the spokesman said, referring to the intruder.

Video showed Secret Service agents surrounding the man on the north lawn of the White House, which was put on lockdown.

Reporting by Jeff Mason; Editing by Sandra Maler

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