Man dressed as pikachu tries to jump White House fence

A man in fancy dress has decided to put White House security staff to the test, as Americans remember the 9/11 terror attacks 13 years on.

The intruder, dressed up as Pokemon character Pikachu, tried to jump the fence on Friday.

CNN reported he was immediately arrested by law enforcement officials when he entered the grounds in Washington DC according to


Reporters described a “scary few moments” as a man appeared to hop over the fence and enter the grounds.

President Barack Obama was away at the time.

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