Watch: Man arrested after trying to stop First Lady Jill Biden's motorcade

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Wednesday, October 13, 2021
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A man was arrested Tuesday after trying to stop First Lady Jill Biden's motorcade, which contained White House officials.

CHICAGO (WLS) -- A man was arrested Tuesday after trying to stop First Lady Jill Biden's motorcade, which contained White House officials, police said.

A secret service agent tackled Jose Torres after he ignored verbal commands to stop his attempts to interrupt the motorcade. Chicago police arrested Torres, who is charged with misdemeanor reckless conduct.

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The police did not provide further information on the incident involving a motorcade for the first lady, who was in Chicago Tuesday as part of a multi-city tour marking the final week of Hispanic Heritage Month. President Joe Biden traveled to the Chicago area last Thursday to promote vaccine mandates.

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