Intruder arrested in grounds of Buckingham Palace: Police

Buckingham Palace is seen through the perimeter fence in central London, Britain, on Oct 24, 2014.
Buckingham Palace is seen through the perimeter fence in central London, Britain, on Oct 24, 2014.PHOTO: REUTERS

LONDON (AFP) - British police said Thursday (May 19) they had arrested a man who climbed the perimeter wall of Buckingham Palace, the London residence of Queen Elizabeth II.

During the incident, which took place on Wednesday evening, the 41-year-old man was in the palace grounds for seven minutes before he was found by police and arrested on suspicion of trespassing.