UPDATE: WASHINGTON (WUSA9) -- The White House has reopened after a scare with packages on Thursday afternoon.
WASHINGTON (WUSA9) -- The White House is on lockdown due to an unattended package, officials say.
According to the Metropolitan Police Department their bomb squad was dispatched to the White House for a report of a suspicious package Thursday afternoon.
Authorities said, the package is allegedly along the north fence line of the White House.
The Lafayette Park has also been shut down, according to reports.
More information to come.