The Band of the Coldstream Guards form up around the main gate of Buckingham Palace during the Changing of the Guard ceremony on April 20, 2011 in London, England. (Photo by Peter Macdiarmid - WPA Pool /Getty Images)
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LONDON (AP) - Police have arrested a man with a knife who tried to enter Buckingham Palace in London.
The Metropolitan Police said the 44-year-old man was apprehended just before noon on Monday as he tried to enter through a palace gate.
Police said they found a knife when they searched the man and arrested him on suspicion of trespassing on a protected site and possession of an offensive weapon.
The force said the man is currently in custody at a London police station.
In September, police arrested two men over a suspected break-in at Buckingham Palace in what was considered a rare breach of royal security.
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