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A man was arrested at Buckingham Palace prior to this week’s celebration of the Queen’s Platinum Jubilee.
28-year-old Connor Atridge was arrested Sunday night for breaking into the palace grounds. people report.
According to the PA, he was said to have entered through the Royal Muse vehicle gate when opened for a licensed vehicle.
After being told by the housekeeper not to go any further, he moved another 10 to 16 feet and said, “I want to get in. I want to see the Queen.”
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After that, Atridge was guided through the gate and arrested by the police.
Attridge lawyer Daniel Mullin argued that his client suffered from mental health problems and “had no motive or desire to go any further than him.”
“This was reckless in the worst case and was at best adjacent to an accidental crime,” Marin told the Westminster Administrative Court.
Attridge was released on bail under conditions such as curfew monitoring with electronic tags. He was also ordered not to travel to London except to attend court.
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District Judge Nina Tempia postponed the case to June 28 for the Public Prosecutor’s Office to obtain the consent of President Surah Braverman. This is necessary when there is a trespass on a protected site. people report.
ET Canada contacted the palace for comment.
The Queen was not in the palace at that time. She returned to Windsor Castle on Tuesday after taking a short break at Balmoral Castle in Scotland over the weekend.
The Trooping the Color festival begins Thursday at Buckingham Palace and the Platinum Jubilee celebration continues over the weekend.
The intruder told the staff, “I want to see the Queen,” before being arrested at Buckingham Palace before Jubilee’s celebration.
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