- Intruder Apprehended in Royal Mews Near Buckingham Palace
- Trespassing Incident and Police Response
- Assurance of No Royal Family Members Present and Role of the Royal Mews
According to Scotland Yard, the 25-year-old, who was arrested for trespassing on a protected site, did not obtain access to the palace or the gardens.
An individual has been apprehended in the Royal Mews adjacent to Buckingham Palace.
Saturday at 1:25 a.m., police were notified of a person scaling a wall and entering a restricted area.
Officers detained a 25-year-old following a search outside the Royal Mews stables, which are adjacent to the palace garden.
Scotland Yard stated in a statement that the individual never entered Buckingham Palace or palace grounds.
“The man was apprehended for trespassing on a protected site under the Serious Organised Crime and Police Act.
He has been arrested and is being held at a London police station.
Buckingham Palace affirmed there were no members of the Royal Family present at the time.
The Royal Mews at Buckingham Palace is responsible for all horse-drawn carriage and automobile travel arrangements for the King and other members of the royal retinue.
It is home to the 260-year-old Gold State Coach, which has been used at events such as Queen Elizabeth II’s coronation in 1953, the Platinum Jubilee in 2022, and Prince Charles’ coronation in 2013.