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White House intruder was armed with knife officials

Sep 21, 2014    

WASHINGTON (Reuters) The Texas man arrested on Friday for charging at the White House was armed with a knife when he climbed a fence and made it into the executive mansion after President Barack Obama had departed, the U.S. Attorney's Office said on Saturday.Previously, the U.S. Secret Service had said Omar Gonzalez, 42, had been unarmed.Gonzalez was charged with unlawfully entering a restricted building or grounds while carrying a "deadly or dangerous weapon," according to an affidavit released by the U.S. Attorney's Office on Saturday. If convicted, he faces up to 10 years in pris...

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