Police say a man with a knife was arrested trying to enter Buckingham Palace in London.
The Metropolitan Police say the man, 44, attempted to enter through a palace gate and was “apprehended immediately.”
He was arrested on suspicion of trespassing on a protected site and possessing an offensive weapon and was taken to a London police station
Buckingham Palace said the Queen was not at home at the time.
The palace said it would not make any further comment.
The police said in a statement that the knife was found after the man was searched, adding that no-one was injured during the incident.