A man was arrested at the White House after he told a Secret Service agent he planned to kill Donald Trump

A 25-year-old man carrying a knife was detained outside the White House on Saturday after he said to a U.S. Secret Service officer that he was there to “assassinate” President Trump, the Metropolitan Police Department announced.

Roger Hedgpeth was charged with initiating menaces to do bodily harm, police-related.

He reportedly told the officer who was patrolling outside the White House that he was there to kill the president and “I have a knife to do it with,” according to a police report.

Authorities declared to have discovered a 3 ½-inch knife in a sheath on his left hip as well as an empty pistol holder on his right hip, authorities said. He was reportedly taken into custody and brought to a hospital for a mental health evaluation.

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