Tuesday 10 December 2019

Man wearing Pikachu hat and schoolbag tackled by Secret Service after jumping White House fence

The event was documented live on social media by bystanders. (Photo: Twitter/@cwgile)
The event was documented live on social media by bystanders. (Photo: Twitter/@cwgile)

A man wearing a Pikachu hat and a stuffed Pikachu bag was arrested after jumping the fence of the White House and walking on the lawn.

The man, wearing the Pokemon fan gear, jumped the north lawn fence at the residence on the afternoon of September 11.

The man was heading in the direction of the White House before he was tackled to the ground by a member of the Secret Service.

The event was documented live on social media by bystanders.

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