Royal intruder arrested after scaling Buckingham Palace perimeter fence
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 in London at 1.45pm today.
Officers met the man as he dropped to the ground and arrested him for trespassing.
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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