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Man Arrested After Assaulting Police Officer Outside White House

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The Secret Service arrested a man on Tuesday afternoon after he allegedly assaulted a uniformed officer outside the White House.

Aciting a Secret Service spokesperson, The Hill reported that “the man ‘physically assaulted’ a uniformed officer shortly before 12:30 p.m. on Tuesday on Pennsylvania Avenue, which is located on the north side of the White House.”

The spokesperson said the incident occurred “without provocation” and the officer suffered non-life threatening injuries. The agency did not include the name or further details about the suspect in its statement. President Biden was at the White House at the time of the incident, but it did not impact his public events, The Hill reported.

Read it at The Hill.