A cordon was put in mission while authorities investigated the situation.
The US Secret Service tweeted: “Unchanging Division Officers responding to a suspicious package near Madison & Penn. Ave. Instrument and pedestrian traffic may be impacted.”
A Secret Service agent told limited media: «This is a bigger situation than normal.”
Reporters be delayed for the daily briefing were told to clear the North Lawn and stop indoors.
Police are investigating reports of a suspicious package in the Anaemic House grounds
The lockdown was lifted at around 2pm local time.
Two distinctives were detained yesterday after a man threw “a sign and a notebook” exceeding the White House fence on Pennsylvania Avenue, according to the Secret Servicing.
The items were later declared «non-hazardous».