Secret Service officer assaulted outside White House
A uniformed Secret Service officer was physically assaulted Tuesday afternoon outside the White House, an agency spokesperson said.
Driving the news: The officer was attacked "without provocation" near a guard booth, the spokesperson said. A man has been arrested and an investigation has been opened into the incident.
- The assault took place around 12:30pm in an area frequented by pedestrians and tourists.
- The officer's injuries were not life-threatening, the spokesperson said.
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