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Man arrested at Buckingham Palace entrance on suspicion of possessing a firearm

A man has been arrested by police on suspicion of possessing a firearm at Buckingham Palace.

The 38-year-old was detained by police at the visitor’s entrance to Buckingham Palace after being suspected of having a device, namely a taser.

Police have said the arrest is not terror-related. The individual remains in custody at a central London police station.

The Queen and members of The Royal Family are currently on their summer break, with Her Majesty and Prince Philip staying at Balmoral Castle in Scotland.

No further details have been released in relation to the event.