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White House Partially Evacuated as Fence Jumper Runs From Security on Video

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Part of the White House was briefly evacuated tonight after an unidentified man ran onto the North Lawn. An Instagram video showed the man in jeans and dark t-shirt sprinting across the North Lawn past the fountain, heading for the North Portico doors. He had not been detained when last seen on the video. It was not immediately clear how far the man ultimately was able to run or if he was detained. ABC News saw Secret Service officers rushing towards the front portico of the White House as they yelled at reporters to move inside. Shortly after the breach, members of the media and staff were evacuated from the West Wing. President Obama was not at the White House at the time of the breach. The president and his daughters had left aboard a helicopter for the presidential retreat at Camp David in Maryland just minutes before the security breach occurred.