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WASHINGTON (WUSA9) -- A Secret Service spokesman says at approximately 1:45 a.m. Tuesday, a man walked a short distance inside one of the gates of the White House.

The spokesman says the man did this by walking in behind an official vehicle. He made it a just a few feet inside before he was idetained by Secret Service.

The man was arrested and charged with unlawful entry, according to the spokesman.

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