A 25-year-old man has been charged after being arrested in the Royal Mews next to Buckingham Palace on Saturday.

Awad Rovalino, 25, of no fixed address, was arrested on Saturday (September 18) in the Royal Mews area, next to the palace, following reports a person was seen climbing the wall.

Officers at the royal residence responded to a person climbing the wall and entering the Royal Mews at 1.25am on Saturday, the Metropolitan Police said.

Following a search, a man was detained outside the stables.

He did not enter the palace or its gardens at any time, the force added.

Man to appear in Court after being caught in the Royal Mews

Mr Rovalino will appear in court today - Monday, September 18 - charged with trespassing on a protected site.

The force said he has also been charged with attempted theft from a motor vehicle during the same incident.