Updated May 8, 2014 - 1:26 pm
Second White House lockdown in 3 days lifted
WASHINGTON (AP) -- For the second time in three days, the White House was on lockdown because of a security breach.
Thursday's lockdown lasted a couple of hours, after two people threw something over the fence surrounding the White House complex -- one person from the south side and one from the north, said the Secret Service.
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The two people were being detained and questioned Thursday afternoon. Secret Service officers were ordering people in the West Wing to stay inside.
The incident follows an hourlong lockdown Tuesday after a vehicle followed a motorcade bringing President Barack Obama's daughters home through the gates. The driver was charged with unlawful entry, a misdemeanor.
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