The Secret Service are investigating a suspicious vehicle after a man claimed he had a bomb and a car rigged with explosives near the White House.

According to FOX News, a man, identified as Krsytoff Wasik, told authorities he had a bomb and his car was rigged with explosives.

Streets and a subway entrance are closed in the area as police investigate.

UPDATE - 7am

Police tape has been removed from the scene, and the vehicle has been investigated. All areas that were affected seem to be getting back to normal.