BREAKING: Secret Service Investigating Suspicious Package Near White House *Updated*

Monday afternoon the Secret Service announced they are investigating a suspicious package near the White House.

 

The Secret Service tweeted from their official Twitter account: BREAKING: Secret Service personnel are responding to reports of a suspicious package in the area of Penn Ave & Lafayette Park. Pedestrian & vehicular traffic impacted.

Secret Service then updated: UPDATE: H Street NW between 15th & 17th, Penn Ave between
15th &n 17th, and the @WhiteHouse North Fence Line are closed.

Update: The suspicious package has been deemed safe according to the Secret Service.

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