Stay Connected


Advertise With Us

Learn More

Skip to content


The Secret Service Stopped Someone Who ‘Jumped’ a Bike Rack, White House Says

Posted on

The White House is seen near sunset on May 1, 2014, in Washington, from Pennsylvania Avenue. (AP Photo/Jon Elswick)

This article originally appeared on TIME.

The Secret Service dealt with an individual on Saturday who jumped a bike rack near the White House, press secretary Sean Spicer said.

Spicer tweeted that the incident occurred on Pennsylvania Avenue.

FROM COINAGE: This Is How Much It Would Cost to Paint the White House (And More Crazy Facts)

President Donald Trump was not in town, as he is spending the weekend at his private Mar-a-Lago estate in Florida.

RELATED VIDEO: Watch: Natasha Stoynoff Breaks Silence, Accuses Donald Trump of Sexual Attack

A similar incident occurred last week when an intruder was arrested after scaling three fences surrounding the White House perimeter. Authorities said the man was on the grounds for 17 minutes and able to “rattle the door handle,” according to House Oversight and Government Reform Committee Chairman Jason Chaffetz. The President was in the White House during that incident.

This article originally appeared on