Man arrested after scaling gate at Buckingham Palace
A 21-year-old man has been arrested after allegedly climbing over a gate at Buckingham Palace.
Police were alerted to a man scaling the south gate of the royal residence at 1.45pm on Friday.
Officers met the man as he dropped to the ground and arrested him for trespassing on a designated site, Scotland Yard said.
The man was not carrying an offensive weapon and has been taken into custody.
He will undergo a mental health assessment and inquires are continuing, police added.
It is understood that no members of the Royal Family were in residence at the time of the security breach.
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