Police responded to reports a person climbed a wall and entered the Royal Mews around 1.25am today (Picture: Alisdair Macdonald/REX/Shutterstock)
A man has been arrested after allegedly trespassing into Buckingham Palace stables.
Police responded to reports a person climbed a wall and entered the Royal Mews around 1.25am today.
The 25-year-old was found outside the stables.
He was arrested under the Serious Organised Crime and Police Act for trespassing on a protected site.
The Metropolitan Police said: ‘A man has been arrested in the Royal Mews area adjacent to Buckingham Palace. At 01:25hrs on Saturday, 16 September, officers at Buckingham Palace responded to a person climbing the wall and entering the Royal Mews.
‘Following a search, a 25-year-old man was detained by officers outside the stables in the Royal Mews. At no point did the man enter Buckingham Palace or the Palace Gardens.
‘The man has been arrested under the Serious Organised Crime and Police Act for trespassing on a protected site. He has been taken into custody at a London police station where he remains.’
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