The White House was sent into lockdown yesterday after an unnamed wannabe Pokémon master hopped the fence and start running across the lawn before being swiftly taken down by the Secret Service.

Barack Obama wasn't home at the time because he was attending a 9/11 memorial but security was still high, especially so considering what date it was, resulting in a fierce response. The man is still unidentified but was wearing a Pikachu hat and carrying a stuffed Pikachu toy.

Also, this .GIF is why you never mess around with the Secret Service.

Maybe he just thought it was the only way to prove that he was the very best, that no one ever was...

Via Kotaku