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Knife-Wielding Assailant Arrested Outside of the White House Threatened to ‘Assassinate’ President Trump

Suspect Roger Hedgpeth, 25, was apprehended outside of the White House on Sunday while allegedly holding a knife and muttering about how he wanted to assassinate President Donald Trump.

A Secret Service officer reported that Hedgpheth told him: “I am here to assassinate President Donald Trump… I have a knife to do it with.”

Hedgpheth is from Florida and the police report describes him as a “critically missing/endangered person” and “mental health consumer.” He was armed with a 3.5-inch blade that was attached to his left hip while there was an empty pistol holster on his right hip when he was apprehended, according to the police report.

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