US broadcaster CNN has reported a security incident near the White House in Washington DC late on Saturday, citing law enforcement officials.
A man reportedly approached a checkpoint near the White House in a car and claimed to have a bomb.
The man was arrested and the car was impounded, CNN reported. The man remained in custody and the car was being checked.
President Donald Trump was not at the White House. He was spending the weekend at his Mar-a-Lago resort in Florida.
— via AAP