WASHINGTON (WUSA9) -- The White House has reopened after a scare with packages on Thursday afternoon.

The White House was locked down after two unattended packages were found, officials said.

According to the Metropolitan Police Department their bomb squad was dispatched to the White House for a report of a suspicious package Thursday afternoon around 3:50 p.m.

Authorities said, the package was allegedly along the north fence line of the White House.

The Lafayette Park has also reopened.

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