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Buckingham Palace arrest: Man held 'trying to climb wall'

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A 24-year-old man has been arrested on suspicion of trespass at Buckingham Palace.

Police said the man had stepped over a low perimeter fence and was trying to climb an outer wall on Sunday evening.

He was not found to be carrying a weapon and the incident is not being treated as terrorist related. He has been released on conditional bail.

He was also held on suspicion of being in possession of a controlled substance but faces no further action over this.

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