Washington, May 15: The US Secret Service detained a man who was attempting to fly a remote-controlled aerial device over the fence of White House here on Thursday, media reported on Friday.
President Barack Obama was not in the White House when the incident occurred and details of the incident are not available so far, CNN reported.
Thursday's drone incident is the second of its kind at the White House this year.
On January 26, US Secret Service found a small drone that crashed on the White House grounds, but investigation indicated that the device didn't pose threat to the White House.
The man involved in the January incident claimed that his drone lost control to a wrong direction to the White House and he only learned where it had crashed from news report. The man did not face criminal charge.