A man was arrested outside of the White House on Saturday after he approached a patrolling US Secret Service officer and told him that he was there to kill the president, according to a D.C. Police Report.
Roger Hedgpeth, 25, from Florida was charged with making threats to do bodily harm. “I am here to assassinate President Donald Trump. I have a knife to do it with,” said Hedgpeth according to the report.
Police found a 3 ½-inch knife in a sheath om Hedgepath’s left hip. He also had an empty pistol holster on his right hip.
Hedgepath was later brought to a hospital for a mental health evaluation.