22-year-old Henrico man jumps US Capitol fence, gets arrested

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WASHINGTON, D.C. (WRIC) — U.S. Capitol Police arrested a 22-year-old man from Henrico County after he entered a restricted area within the US Capitol fence.

U.S. Capitol Police said the 22-year-old scaled the fence along First Street, SW at 11:38 p.m. The suspect was identified as Marc Beauchamp.

Beauchamp was stopped by several officers and arrested for unlawful entry.

“An investigation revealed the suspect illegally parked a vehicle on the grass near the Lincoln Memorial,” Capitol Police tweeted.

Authorities believe this is an isolated event. The investigation is ongoing.

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