Intruder with backpack arrested on White House grounds Friday night

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An intruder carrying a backpack was arrested on White House grounds late Friday night, the Secret Service said in a statement Saturday morning.

The man was caught by a Secret Service agent near the south entrance to President Trump's residence and is believed to have entered the property on the east side by scaling a fence. The backpack did not contain any hazardous materials.

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