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Buckingham Palace fence climb man bailed

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Image caption The man did not enter the palace after breaching the fence, police said

A man arrested after climbing over a security fence at Buckingham Palace has been bailed.

The 22-year-old was arrested on suspicion of trespassing on a protected site after the breach in the early hours if Tuesday, Met Police said.

He did not gain access to the palace and was arrested when officers saw him on CCTV.

Police said the man from Croydon, south London, had been drinking and was not armed.

The suspect will answer bail later this month.

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