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White House fence jumper arrested

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WASHINGTON (AP) -  The Secret Service has apprehended a man who jumped over the White House fence.

This latest incident comes about a month after a previous White House fence jumper sprinted across the lawn, past armed uniformed agents and entered the mansion before he was stopped in the East Room and taken into custody.

The Secret Service says the man in Wednesday's incident climbed the Pennsylvania Avenue fence at about 7:16 p.m. and was immediately apprehended by uniformed agents and K-9 teams.

Video of the incident recorded by TV news cameras shows a man in white shorts just inside the fence.

The video shows the man lifting his shirt as if to show that he is unarmed. He is then seen kicking and punching two Secret Service dogs.

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