The Metropolitan Police

07/11/2019 | News release | Distributed by Public on 07/11/2019 06:33

Update: Man arrested on suspicion of trespass at Buckingham Palace

A man who was arrested on suspicion of trespass, contrary to section 128 of the Serious Organised Crime and Police Act 2005, has been released under investigation.

The 22-year-old man was arrested at approximately 02:00hrs on Wednesday, 10 July by officers from the Met's Royalty and Specialist Protection Command after he climbed over the front gates at Buckingham Palace.

The man was not found in possession of any offensive weapons and the incident is not being treated as terrorist-related.

Enquiries continue.