Man carries a 3.5-inch knife in a sheath, to assasinate Donald Trump

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A knife wielding man was arrested outside the White House in a failed attempt to assassinate US President Donald Trump, according to a report.

The suspect Roger Hedgpeth was reported to be a 25 year old, who  told a Secret Service officer ‘I am here to assassinate President Donald Trump… I have a knife to do it with’.

He was described according to police report as a ‘critically missing/endangered person’ and a ‘mental health consumer’

He was apprehended  a few poles away from the White House on Saturday, carrying a weapon and threatening to kill the President.

He had a 3.5-inch knife in a sheath attached to his left hip and an empty pistol holster on his right hip.

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