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A man was arrested on suspicion of criminal damage at the scene and was taken to hospital.

File image showing the lock to the main gates at Buckingham Palace

A man has been arrested after a car crashed into the gates of Buckingham Palace in central London.

Armed officers from the Metropolitan Police arrested a man at the scene on suspicion of criminal damage and he was taken to hospital.

The incident happened at the royal residence at 02:33 GMT on Saturday morning.

In a statement, the Met said: “Enquiries are ongoing to establish the circumstances.”

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