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White House lockdown lifted after suspicious package found

One suspect in custody
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Posted at 7:51 AM, Mar 28, 2017
and last updated 2017-03-28 14:24:16-04

Lockdown order at the White House was lifted and a suspect is in custody after a suspicious package was found at the White House.

According to the Secret Service, the package was found near the White House just after 10 a.m.. Roads around the White House were closed, as was the North Lawn.

The agency later tweeted that they had taken a suspect into custody. The suspect was reportedly a male who also made "suspicious comments."

The lockdown order was lifted at 11:37 a.m ET. 

This is the second time alarms have been raised at the White House this month. On March 10, an intruder was able to evade Secret Service while on White House grounds for 15 minutes before eventually being captured.