Car strikes security barrier near White House, driver apprehended

A Secret Service officer rushes past reporters after a vehicle rammed into a security barrier near the White House, Friday, Feb. 23, 2018, in Washington. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)

(ABC News)–The U.S. Secret Service has apprehended a female driver who struck a security barrier near the White House today, the agency reported on Twitter.

The vehicle involved in the situation did not breach the security barrier of the White House, the agency added in a subsequent tweet.

“The female driver of the vehicle was immediately apprehended by Secret Service Uniformed Division Officers,” another tweet read.

No law enforcement officials were injured, the Secret Service said.

This is a breaking news story. Please check back for updates.

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