WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The US Secret Service arrested a person with firearms near the White House on Sunday morning, the agency said yesterday. Uniformed Secret Service officers were approached by the person at an intersection close to the White House, a statement said. “The encounter with the individual resulted in Secret Service Officers taking investigative action. The individual was arrested for possession of several firearms,” the statement said. No further details were provided by the Secret Service, the federal agency responsible for protecting top US elected leaders.