Uniformed Secret Service agents took a man into custody after he jumped the White House fence on Tuesday night. The incident was carried live on CNN during the "John King USA" segment.

The fence jumper was carrying a backpack which was examined by the Secret Service. The White House compound was also in "lock down" for a short time.The suspect, identified as James Dirk Crudup, 41, was being transferred to District of Columbia police for processing. The all clear was sounded around 9pm.