A male carrying a trek was arrested after breaching a White House outdoor fringe blockade on Friday night, a US Secret Service has said.
President Donald Trump was in a building during a time.
The antagonist was arrested on a south drift but occurrence and no dangerous materials were found in a backpack, a Secret Service said.
Mr Trump and Homeland Security Secretary John Kelly were briefed on a incident.
Court papers identified a think as California proprietor Jonathan Tran, 26.
Speaking to reporters about a incident, Mr Trump praised a Secret Service for doing a “fantastic job” and called a antagonist a “troubled person”.
The Secret Service pronounced agents searched a drift and found “nothing of regard to confidence operations”.
Intruders have damaged into a drift of a White House before by scaling a fringe fence. They are customarily handed over to internal police.
In 2014, 42-year-old Omar Gonzales done it by a north portico doors into a building, armed with a three-and-a-half-inch (9cm) folding knife.
He was arrested only after creation it inside a doors, a Secret Service pronounced during a time.