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Man arrested at Buckingham Palace over Taser

The Queen is currently at Balmoral Castle in Scotland on her summer break.

The front of Buckingham Palace (John Stillwell/PA)
The front of Buckingham Palace (John Stillwell/PA)

A man has been arrested at Buckingham Palace on suspicion of possessing a Taser.

Police were called to the visitors’ entrance at around 12.45pm on Sunday after the man was detained by security staff.

The 38-year-old was arrested on suspicion of possessing a firearm, namely a Taser, and was taken into custody at a police station in central London.

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The man was held near the visitors’ entrance (Dominic Lipinski/PA)

Buckingham Palace declined to comment on the incident.

The Queen is currently at Balmoral Castle in Scotland on her summer break.

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