(WASHINGTON) — Secret Service agents arrested a woman with a holstered 9-millimeter handgun outside the White House Thursday night shortly after President Obama finished his announcement on immigration reform, according to federal law enforcement sources.
Plainclothes agents noticed April Lenhart carrying the holstered weapon as she was on the north side of the White House on Pennsylvania Avenue about 8:30 p.m., sources told ABC News. Uniformed agents who were alerted then arrested her.
Lenhart, 23, of Michigan, was with a man who wasn’t arrested, according to sources. Secret Service agents hoped to get a search warrant to look through her car, which was nearby.
The incident came a day after R.J. Kapheim was arrested one block from the White House after a search of his car uncovered a rifle and ammunition.
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