(WASHINGTON) -- The White House went into lockdown on Tuesday afternoon after a man tried to jump the fence of the neighboring Eisenhower Executive Office Building, according to the U.S. Secret Service.
The Secret Service said that a preliminary investigation indicated the man was fleeing the scene of a robbery nearby.
DC Fire and EMS tweeted that a suspected fence jumper was being transported to the hospital for evaluation of a minor hand injury.
White House Fence jumper near 17th & G - Now in custody. May have minor injury to hand. DC Fire/ EMS - we even help catch the bad-guys.— DC Fire and EMS (@dcfireems) April 26, 2016
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