Man charged over incident on roof of Parliament

Emergency crews at the scene
Image caption Emergency services, including the fire service, attended the incident at the Palace of Westminster

A man has been charged with criminal damage and trespass on a protected site after an alert on the roof at the Palace of Westminster on Saturday.

Emergency services, including police negotiators, were called to the scene after a man was seen on the top of the building at 21:15 GMT on Saturday.

Braydon Anderson, 23, from Northampton, was arrested about eight hours later and taken to a police station.

He will appear at Westminster Magistrates' Court on Monday.