The unknown man who had handcuffed himself to the gates of Buckingham Palace was taken into custody, in response to the native media.
The information of the incident was shared on Twitter by The Metropolis of Westminster Police.
“At round 17:23hrs [5:23 p.m. local time] a person approached the gates of #BuckinghamPalace & handcuffed himself to them. Officers within the space instantly approached the person, believed aged in his 30s, who started threatening to hurt himself,” stated the assertion.
“LAS [London Ambulance Service] are additionally on scene. Police try to talk to the person & deliver the state of affairs to a swift conclusion to make sure his security and welfare,” officers continued.
Police stated the person, believed to be in his 30s, approached the gates at round 5.23pm on Thursday.
A Metropolitan Police spokesperson stated he had sustained “various self-inflicted slash accidents”.
Officers spoke to him to “deliver the state of affairs to a swift conclusion to make sure his security and welfare”.
The London Ambulance Service was additionally referred to as to the scene.
Police stated on Friday the person was taken to a south London hospital to be assessed earlier than being taken into custody.