UPDATE 12:57 p.m. EST: The road closures were lifted.
UPDATE: Male suspect in custody after having suspicious package near White House - Secret Service— Reuters Top News (@Reuters) March 28, 2017
UPDATE 11:42 a.m. EST:
A suspect is in custody.
UPDATE 11:35 a.m. EST:
Fox News reports that a man claimed to have a bomb near the White House Tuesday morning.
This would mark the second time someone claimed to have a bomb near the White House in recent weeks.
ORIGINAL STORY: The White House was locked down at 10:25 a.m. Eastern time, according to multiple media reports.
Journalists locked in the press room said there were reports of a suspicious package.
Visitors were cleared from the scene.
Reporters were locked inside the White House press room.
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