Police arrest 22-year-old man after he climbed over gates of Buckingham Palace

Mail Online | 7/10/2019 | Joe Middleton For Mailonline
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Police have arrested a 22-year-old man after he climbed over gates of Buckingham Palace at 2am this morning.

In an alarming security breach for the palace, the man was able to scale the fence at the front of the building while the 93-year-old monarch slept at her residence.

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The man was able to bang of the door before being apprehended by the Met's Royalty and Specialist Protection Command four minutes later - causing chaos at the palace as it was not known if he was armed.

It comes amid concerns the man may have been trying to emulate Michael Fagan, who was able to enter the Queen's abode almost 37 years ago to this day and have a ten minute conversation with her.

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A royal source told The Sun: 'There was an intruder at the Palace while the Queen lay sleeping in her bedroom and he was on the loose for a good few minutes before the cops arrested him.

'He was determined to get inside the palace and was banging down the doors but, thank goodness, this time everything was locked up.'

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The most recent security breach is sure to prompt questions into how a person is able to get into Buckingham Palace, despite an extensive police presence.

It is understood the Queen will be told...
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