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Kate Middleton and Prince William taking legal action to keep Prince George safe from 'aggressive' photographer

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April 2014: Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge holds Prince George of Cambridge as Prince William, Duke of Cambridge look whilst meeting a Bilby called George at Taronga Zoo

April 2014: Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge holds Prince George of Cambridge as Prince William, Duke of Cambridge look whilst meeting a Bilby called George at Taronga Zoo

April 2014: Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge holds Prince George of Cambridge as Prince William, Duke of Cambridge look whilst meeting a Bilby called George at Taronga Zoo

British Royals Kate Middleton and Prince William are taking steps to prevent their first born son from a photographer who continues to "harass" and "follow" their son George.

Prince William and his wife Kate welcomed their first child in July last year and they are currently expecting a second.

A statement released via the Today show from Buckingham Palace spokesman James Roscoe states they are taking steps to keep their little one safe.

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Prince William, Duke of Cambridge and Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge, depart The Lindo Wing with Prince George in 2013

Prince William, Duke of Cambridge and Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge, depart The Lindo Wing with Prince George in 2013

In this handout image provided by Kensington Palace, Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge and Prince William, Duke of Cambridge pose for a photograph with their son, Prince George Alexander Louis of Cambridge, surrounded by Lupo, the couple's cocker spaniel, and Tilly the retriever (a Middleton family pet) in the garden of the Middleton family home in August 2013

In this handout image provided by Kensington Palace, Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge and Prince William, Duke of Cambridge pose for a photograph with their son, Prince George Alexander Louis of Cambridge, surrounded by Lupo, the couple's cocker spaniel, and Tilly the retriever (a Middleton family pet) in the garden of the Middleton family home in August 2013

Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge carries her son Prince George Of Cambridge after his christening at the Chapel Royal in St James's Palace on October 23, 2013

Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge carries her son Prince George Of Cambridge after his christening at the Chapel Royal in St James's Palace on October 23, 2013

Prince William, Duke of Cambridge and Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge talk to Queen Elizabeth II (not pictured) as they arrive, holding their son Prince George, at Chapel Royal in St James's Palace, ahead of the christening of the three month-old Prince George of Cambridge by the Archbishop of Canterbury on October 23, 2013

Prince William, Duke of Cambridge and Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge talk to Queen Elizabeth II (not pictured) as they arrive, holding their son Prince George, at Chapel Royal in St James's Palace, ahead of the christening of the three month-old Prince George of Cambridge by the Archbishop of Canterbury on October 23, 2013

Prince William, Duke of Cambridge, Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge and Prince George of Cambridge arrive at Wellington Airport on April 7, 2014 in Wellington, New Zealand

Prince William, Duke of Cambridge, Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge and Prince George of Cambridge arrive at Wellington Airport on April 7, 2014 in Wellington, New Zealand

April 2014: Prince George of Cambridge attends Plunkett's Parent's Group at Government House on April 9, 2014 in Wellington, New Zealand

April 2014: Prince George of Cambridge attends Plunkett's Parent's Group at Government House on April 9, 2014 in Wellington, New Zealand

April 2014: Prince William, Duke of Cambridge, Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge and Prince George of Cambridge attend Plunkett's Parent's Group at Government House on April 9, 2014 in Wellington, New Zealand

April 2014: Prince William, Duke of Cambridge, Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge and Prince George of Cambridge attend Plunkett's Parent's Group at Government House on April 9, 2014 in Wellington, New Zealand

April 2014: Prince William, Duke of Cambridge, Prince George of Cambridge and Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge arrive at Sydney Airport on a Australian Airforce 737 aircraft on April 16, 2014 in Sydney

April 2014: Prince William, Duke of Cambridge, Prince George of Cambridge and Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge arrive at Sydney Airport on a Australian Airforce 737 aircraft on April 16, 2014 in Sydney

Catherine Duchess of Cambridge walks with Prince William, Duke of Cambridge carrying Prince George of Cambridge as the Royal Family arrive at Fairbairn Airport

Catherine Duchess of Cambridge walks with Prince William, Duke of Cambridge carrying Prince George of Cambridge as the Royal Family arrive at Fairbairn Airport

Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge holds Prince George of Cambridge as Prince William, Duke of Cambridge look whilst meeting a Bilby called George at Taronga Zoo on April 20, 2014 in Sydney

Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge holds Prince George of Cambridge as Prince William, Duke of Cambridge look whilst meeting a Bilby called George at Taronga Zoo on April 20, 2014 in Sydney

April 2014:  Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge holds Prince George of Cambridge as they visit the Bilby Enclosure at Taronga Zoo on April 20, 2014 in Sydney

April 2014: Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge holds Prince George of Cambridge as they visit the Bilby Enclosure at Taronga Zoo on April 20, 2014 in Sydney

April 2014: Prince William, Duke of Cambridge carries  Prince George of Cambridge as they arrive at Sydney Airport on a Australian Airforce 737 aircraft on April 16, 2014 in Sydney

April 2014: Prince William, Duke of Cambridge carries Prince George of Cambridge as they arrive at Sydney Airport on a Australian Airforce 737 aircraft on April 16, 2014 in Sydney

Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge holds Prince George of Cambridge before they leave Fairbairne Airbase as they head back to the UK after finishing their Royal Visit to Australia

Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge holds Prince George of Cambridge before they leave Fairbairne Airbase as they head back to the UK after finishing their Royal Visit to Australia

Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott looks on as Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge holds Prince George of Cambridge as they leave Fairbairne Airbase to head back to the UK  after finishing their Royal Visit to Australia

Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott looks on as Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge holds Prince George of Cambridge as they leave Fairbairne Airbase to head back to the UK after finishing their Royal Visit to Australia

Prince William, Duke of Cambridge holds  Prince George of Cambridge as Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge gives him a commemorative card during a visit to the Bilby Enclosure at Taronga Zoo

Prince William, Duke of Cambridge holds Prince George of Cambridge as Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge gives him a commemorative card during a visit to the Bilby Enclosure at Taronga Zoo

April 2014: Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge, Prince William, Duke of Cambridge and Prince George of Cambridge leave Fairbairne Airbase as they head back to the UK  after finishing their Royal Visit to Australia

April 2014: Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge, Prince William, Duke of Cambridge and Prince George of Cambridge leave Fairbairne Airbase as they head back to the UK after finishing their Royal Visit to Australia

June 2014: Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge and Prince George of Cambridge attend the Royal Charity Polo during the Maserati Jerudong Trophy at Cirencester Park Polo Club on June 15, 2014

June 2014: Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge and Prince George of Cambridge attend the Royal Charity Polo during the Maserati Jerudong Trophy at Cirencester Park Polo Club on June 15, 2014

July 2014: Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge holds Prince George as he points to a butterfly on Prince William, Duke of Cambridge's hand as they visit the Sensational Butterflies exhibition at the Natural History Museum

July 2014: Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge holds Prince George as he points to a butterfly on Prince William, Duke of Cambridge's hand as they visit the Sensational Butterflies exhibition at the Natural History Museum

Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge holds Prince George as he and Prince William, Duke of Cambridge's look on while visiting the Sensational Butterflies exhibition at the Natural History Museum

Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge holds Prince George as he and Prince William, Duke of Cambridge's look on while visiting the Sensational Butterflies exhibition at the Natural History Museum

July 2014:This photo dated Wednesday July 2, 2014, was taken to mark the first birthday of Prince George and shows the Prince during a visit to the Sensational Butterflies exhibition at the Natural History Museum

July 2014:This photo dated Wednesday July 2, 2014, was taken to mark the first birthday of Prince George and shows the Prince during a visit to the Sensational Butterflies exhibition at the Natural History Museum

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Prince William, Duke of Cambridge and Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge, depart The Lindo Wing with Prince George in 2013

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Kate Middleton and Prince William leaving hospital with George in 2013

Kate Middleton and Prince William leaving hospital with George in 2013

Kate Middleton and Prince George  at the polo

Kate Middleton and Prince George at the polo

Prince George of Cambridge

Prince George of Cambridge

Prince William and Kate Middleton holding Prince George after his Christening

Prince William and Kate Middleton holding Prince George after his Christening

12. When he acted like a real baby during a playgroup visit in Wellington.

12. When he acted like a real baby during a playgroup visit in Wellington.

The royals during their trip

The royals during their trip

June 2014: Kate Middleton with her son Prince George

June 2014: Kate Middleton with her son Prince George

Kate Middleton with her baby George

Kate Middleton with her baby George

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Kate Middleton and Prince William leaving hospital with George in 2013

“The Duke and Duchess have taken legal steps to ask that an individual ceases harassing and following both Prince George and his nanny as they go about their ordinary daily lives,” the statement says.

“The Duke and Duchess understand the particular public role that Prince George will one day inherit but while he is young, he must be permitted to lead as ordinary a life as possible.

“No parent would tolerate the suspicion of someone pursuing and harassing their child and carer whilst their child is playing in a public park or going about their daily activities.”

Roscoe stated it is believed the individual in question has placed George "under surveillance" and has been following his daily routine. He was last seen at a London, UK, park last week, where he was following the toddler and his nanny.

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Prince George of Cambridge

Prince George of Cambridge

Prince George of Cambridge

He has been approached by palace authorities several times over the past few years.

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Kate (32) and William announced they were expecting a second baby last month. As with her first pregnancy, she has been suffering from severe morning sickness, meaning she has had to cancel several public engagements.


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