Police: Man Tried to Carjack Tour Bus Near White House

A uniformed U.S. Secret Service officer arrested a man who allegedly tried to carjack a Big Bus tour bus near Lafayette Square on Sunday night.

Court documents showed Tyler Jackson, 24, was arrested for simple assault, attempted unarmed carjacking and other charges on Oct. 15.

The Secret Service officer, Officer Thomas Beukema, said he was at the White House complex when he was hailed by someone who said Jackson was attacking a tour bus driver.

Beukema said he saw Jackson being removed from the bus and was on the ground. He instructed Jackson to put his hands behind his back, and Jackson refused.

Beukema said Jackson continued to resist, and other officers were called in to help place him under control. The bus driver was taken to George Washington University Hospital for a medical evaluation.

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