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Secret Service catches 'Pikachu' trying to jump White House fence

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A man dressed as the Pokemon character Pikachu was arrested after trying to get onto the White House grounds, the US Secret Service has said.
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Police: Man tried to jump White House fence in Pokémon costume in bid for YouTube fame

Police: Man tried to jump White House fence in Pokémon costume in bid for YouTube fame

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A 36-year-old Kentucky man who authorities said tried to scale a White House fence on Tuesday while dressed as the Pokémon character Pikachu had planned to film his act in an attempt to attain fame, according to an arrest affidavit filed in court. But the man, identified as Curtis Combs, of Somerset,...
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Gotta catch 'em all: Secret Service nabs Pikachu-dressed man at White House

Gotta catch 'em all: Secret Service nabs Pikachu-dressed man at White House

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A man dressed as the Pokémon character Pikachu attempted to infiltrate the White House Tuesday morning, authorities said.
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No Go: Pokemon-costumed man arrested after White House jump

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WASHINGTON - A Kentucky man dressed as the Pokemon character Pikachu is accused of trying to jump the White House fence - all in the name of making a YouTube video. Curtis Combs of Somerset, Kentucky, was arrested Tuesday morning and charged with unlawful entry. An arrest affidavit says Combs was dressed as Pikachu and told authorities he wanted to become famous and had planned to post a video of it on YouTube.
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Pikachu Tried to Break Into the White House

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A man dressed as the Pokémon character wanted to become famous by posting a video on YouTube.
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