Intruder breaks into Buckingham Palace while the Queen sleeps

The front gates of Buckingham Palace

The unemployed father-of-four, 31, spent around 10 minutes talking to the Queen after he climbed over the palace walls and up a drainpipe.

The man remains in custody at a south London police station.

It was nearly 37 years to the day from when Michael Fagan broke into Buckingham Palace and made it into The Queen's bedroom in 1982.

"The intruder was immediately arrested and didn't manage to get near the main building".

The scare happened at 2 a.m. on Wednesday, July 10, when a 22-year-old man scaled the front gates of Buckingham Palace and was loose on the grounds until he was arrested by the Queen's Royalty and Specialist Protection Command officers, according to The Sun. There is a genuine theory and very real fear that he could have been launching a copycat operation. "The Queen's safety should be paramount". A source told The Sun that the Queen was sleeping in her bedroom at the time of the intrusion.

Her Majesty The Queen was in residence at the time as she had just returned from a visit to Cambridge. We don't believe the Duke of Edinburgh was there.

The latest security breach, one of several, comes almost 37 years to the day when unemployed labourer Fagan broke into Her Majesty's bedroom on July 9, 1982.

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In a 1993 BBC interview, Fagan highlighted the lack of security saying: "I don't know how the hell I found her [the Queen]. It's very odd given the infamous Fagan business almost 37 years ago", the source says.

The force declined to say whether there would be a review of security after the incident.

No members of the royal family were at the palace at the time, and the man, who was found shortly before 10.30pm "in an area now open to the public during the day", was arrested for burglary, trespass and criminal damage.

The man climbed over the front gates of the palace, enabling him to bang down the doors of the royal residence.

The freakish conversation saw the 31-year-old schizophrenic tell the Queen about his family problems.

During the incident Fagan smashed a large glass ashtray and threatened to slash his wrists.

But the Queen was rescued when she spotted butler Paul Whybrew returning after walking the corgis, and called him in before the long-time aide began speaking with Fagan.

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