Security review at Prince George's school after woman breaks in video

Security at Prince George's London school is being reviewed after a woman broke in.

The four-year-old son of Prince William and Kate Middleton started last week at Thomas's Battersea, a private school in southwest London. The event was widely publicised in Britain and beyond.

London's Metropolitan Police said a 40-year-old woman was arrested on Wednesday on suspicion of attempted burglary in relation to an incident at the school on Tuesday, and was now in police custody.

Prince William did the first school drop off alone as the Duchess of Cambridge was ill with morning sickness.
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Prince William did the first school drop off alone as the Duchess of Cambridge was ill with morning sickness.

The woman is suspected of having gained access to the school, but police gave no details about exactly what had happened.

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"We are working with the school, which is attended by His Royal Highness Prince George, to review its security arrangements after the incident," police said in a statement.

Prince George of Cambridge arrives for his first day of school at Thomas's Battersea on September 7.
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Prince George of Cambridge arrives for his first day of school at Thomas's Battersea on September 7.

A Met spokesperson told the BBC officers had "attended immediately after the issue came to light".

"Police are part of the protective security arrangements for the Prince and we will continue to work closely with the school, which is responsible for building security on its site," they said.

A spokeswoman for Kensington Palace, the residence of Prince William and his family, said: "We are aware of this issue but won't comment on security matters."

The prince's first day made news around the world.
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The prince's first day made news around the world.

 

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