Man dressed as Pikachu jumps White House barrier to become YouTube famous

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The man in Pokemon gear tried to climb over a White House fence on Tuesday

According to the police report, Combs told officers he was unarmed before climbing the fence and ignoring signs that marked the area as restricted.

While people trying to enter the White House grounds without approval is nothing new, CNN reports Combs stands out for attempting to do so while wearing a Pikachu costume.

President Donald Trump was nearby in the Eisenhower Executive Office Building doing radio interviews at the time of the breach. He was told to stop on multiple accounts.

Curtis Combs, 36, of Somerset was arrested by District of Columbia police officers around 9:35 a.m. CT Tuesday, according to an arrest affidavit filed in superior court.

Combs later told investigators that he "wanted to become famous and thought jumping the White House fence and posting it to YouTube" would make him famous.

Curtis Combs, of Kentucky, told officers on the scene that his pre-jump antics were recorded but his big gesture was interrupted by Secret Service officers, so he didn't even get the incident on tape. He pleaded not guilty this Wednesday to a charge of unlawful entry, and has a court date set for November 9, 2017. His attorney, Edward Gain, did not return calls.

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It's unclear why he chose to dress up as the beloved yellow Pokémon character.

On Twitter, the U.S. Secret Service says it found a suspicious package at the south fence line.

Just two years ago, Secret Service caught its first Pikachu, 26-year-old Jeffrey Grossman.

It's not clear if Combs was inspired by the previous Pokémon incident.

Combs told authorities he wanted to come back to the White House with his son for a tour, the arrest affidavit said.

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