Man arrested after scaling Buckingham Palace gate
Published 07/10/2016 | 17:51
A 21-year-old man has been arrested after 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.