WASHINGTON, D.C. (KTRK) --A person is in custody after reports of a suspicious package at the White House.
The U.S. Secret Service tells ABC News they are investigating the incident.
Suspicious package investigation continues; suspect in custody! pic.twitter.com/O25gr5B72f— U.S. Secret Service (@SecretService) March 28, 2017
The acknowledgment comes after several reports that the White House was placed on lockdown earlier this morning.
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We expect a statement shortly from the Secret Service, and are watching for new details on Eyewitness News.
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