An Israeli man from the town of Taybeh caused a stir at the entrance to the President's Residence in Jerusalem on Friday when he tried to force his way into the compound past security.
The man was arrested and taken into custody.
According to authorities, indications are that the man is suffering from psychological disturbances.
The individual in question arrived at the President's Residence by taxi. His behavior aroused the suspicions of security guards, who stopped him after he tried to break through the front gate.