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Man Arrested for Threats Near White House

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    An investigation into a suspicious vehicle near the White House turns out to be unfounded. News4's Tony Tull reports. (Published Wednesday, Apr 10, 2013)

    A man was arrested and charged with making felony threats after an investigation into a suspicious vehicle near the White House Wednesday morning.

    Krzyztof Wasik is being held by police. The scene of the investigation was cleared before 7 a.m. Wednesday.

    The Secret Service, assisted by D.C. and National Park Police, investigated the vehicle after someone indicated there was a device inside it, reported NBC Washington reported.

    The investigation, began shortly before 5 a.m and led to the closure of several District streets as a precaution, which complicated the early morning commute.