You really can't make this stuff up: a man wearing a Pikachu hat and Pikachu T-shirt, clutching a stuffed Pikachu, hopped over the fence at the White House today and was accosted by security.
Pictures posted to Twitter show the incident play out — the man, looking for the world like the world's biggest Pokemon fan — is seen walking on the lawn, holding his Pikachu at the ready.
UPDATE: The White House jumper was also carrying a Pikachu stuffed animal. pic.twitter.com/fhvKmZO2eg— Charlie Gile (@cwgile) September 11, 2014
Later photos show him face down on the ground, attended by Secret Service personnel.
The incident reportedly put the White House on lockdown.
This probably wasn't the best day to pull a stunt like this — on the 13th anniversary of the 9/11 attacks.
There's no news yet on why this person wanted to get into the white house with all his Pikachu gear. Maybe he really wanted an autograph?