This post has been updated.
The White House was locked down on Thursday afternoon while Secret Service investigated an unattended package, NBC News reported.
The all clear was given early Thursday evening and the lockdown was lifted.
All clear here at the @WhiteHouse after suspicious package prompted lockdown
— Josh Lederman (@joshledermanAP) July 17, 2014
Security lockdown at WH over. All clear given.
— Mark Knoller (@markknoller) July 17, 2014
The package was on the North Fence line. Lafayette Park, across the street from the White House, was also evacuated.