Report: White House evacuated thanks to another fence-jumper; Updated

Report: White House evacuated thanks to another fence-jumper; Updated

http://twitter.com/#!/Thorrison/status/513108880390635520

Oh boy …

What?! RT @PzFeed: WHITE HOUSE BEING EVACUATED

— Amy (@moderncomments) September 19, 2014

??? RT @mpoppel: Evacuation at the White House after Obama left

— John Ekdahl (@JohnEkdahl) September 19, 2014

DEVELOPING: News media being evacuated from White House; president is not at the White House – @ArletteSaenz

— Micah Grimes (@MicahGrimes) September 19, 2014

Evidently, this was another case of somebody jumping the fence:

Good chunk of White House being evacuated, shortly after Obama left, after intruder apparently got over fence and close to the building

— Jeff Mason (@jeffmason1) September 19, 2014

Secret Service evacuates WH after fence jumper gets close to the Exec Mansion minutes after Pres Obama departed.

— Mark Knoller (@markknoller) September 19, 2014

Someone jumped WH fence apparently All of the press is being escorted out of the press briefing room thru west wing pic.twitter.com/0c1BAtLteq

— Chris Jansing (@ChrisJansing) September 19, 2014

Staff and press evacuated from WH – waiting for word from Secret Service on intruder pic.twitter.com/Vi68lvhy4x

— Chris Jansing (@ChrisJansing) September 19, 2014

Uniformed Secret Service officers, some with automatic weapons, ordered press and staff out of the West Wing.

— Mark Knoller (@markknoller) September 19, 2014

Maybe it’s time to get an electric fence.

Is it some shithead on the WH lawn again?

— Harry (@Tark31) September 19, 2014

Ohh it's a loony fence jumper.

— SΞ4N VΞNKM4N (@MrFoPow) September 19, 2014

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Update:

More photos from the scene:

White House is being evacuated after a fence jumper got over. Guards with guns drawn. pic.twitter.com/cILpFOetIZ

— Bartholomew Sullivan (@SullivanScripps) September 19, 2014

Lafayette Park and Pennsylvania Avenue are off limits and will be for a while. pic.twitter.com/tTOOKRRW8h

— Bartholomew Sullivan (@SullivanScripps) September 19, 2014

.@WhiteHouse Update: -Parts of the WH currently being evacuated -President Obama is not at the WH -Secret Service aware of the incident

— Michael Rusch (@weeddude) September 19, 2014

Pretty sure I spy @markknoller is this @Reuters photo of the evacuation of the White House pic.twitter.com/MOw7qyILsG

— Michael Rusch (@weeddude) September 19, 2014

And video:

JUST IN: Video shows man breaching security perimeter, running to White House: http://t.co/hzsvB5Lpys pic.twitter.com/3KFEv0wP99

— Micah Grimes (@MicahGrimes) September 20, 2014

Video from White House: "This dude just jumped the fence right in front of me!!” http://t.co/KLS6IgBAL7 pic.twitter.com/DfLv5AwnPT

— Jon Passantino (@passantino) September 20, 2014

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Update:

This fence-jumper made it a lot further than the previous one, according to the AP.

Secret Service officers with flashlights currently doing search of the North Lawn of White House where fence jumper ran earlier

— Steve Brusk (@stevebruskCNN) September 20, 2014

The USSS officers have gone all the way from the bush area near the North Portico to the fence, lined up side by side with lights

— Steve Brusk (@stevebruskCNN) September 20, 2014

ISIS takes notes "easy run across lawn" "@AP: BREAKING: Secret Service says fence-jumper made it through North Portico doors of White House”

— Katie Pavlich (@KatiePavlich) September 20, 2014

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Related:

Report: White House locked down after man attempted to jump fence

‘Scary!’ Man jumps WH fence, White House on lockdown [photos, Vine]

These people noticed something funny about the White House fence jumper’s garb [photos]

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