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Part of White House evacuated; Obama not present

Saturday, September 20, 2014 - 00:35

White House staff and reporters are evacuated by the Secret Service after an intruder is spotted running on the grounds of the complex shortly after President Obama left the building, witnesses say. Jillian Kitchener reports.

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This was just moments after an intruder was spotted on the White House grounds. Secret Service called for staff and media to depart the premises. They could be seen filing out of the briefing room and waiting on the sidewalk outside. The security scare came hours after President Obama and his family departed for Camp David, the presidential retreat in Maryland. White House staff and media were allowed back on the grounds thirty minutes later.

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Part of White House evacuated; Obama not present

Saturday, September 20, 2014 - 00:35