This is unacceptable and it’s why I’ve tried time and time again to get these people RFID tagged or at least barcoded so these embarrassing incidents don’t keep happening.

Buckingham Palace Police Mistake Prince For Burglar. 

The Duke of York has said he is “grateful” for an apology from police after officers challenged him in the gardens of Buckingham Palace.

Prince Andrew, Duke of York, meets Brazilian p...

In a statement, Prince Andrew said the police had a difficult job and sometimes they “get it wrong”.

Scotland Yard confirmed it had stopped the prince and said the force had “apologised for any inconvenience”.

The incident happened two days after a man was arrested on suspicion of burglary inside the palace.

The duke said: “The police have a difficult job to do balancing security for the Royal Family and deterring intruders, and sometimes they get it wrong.

“I am grateful for their apology and look forward to a safe walk in the garden in the future.”

‘No weapons drawn’

Police said no weapons were drawn in the incident involving the duke, who is the Queen’s second son and has an apartment and office at Buckingham Palace.

The Sunday Express earlier reported officers pointed their gunsand ordered him to “put your hands up and get on the ground” after mistaking him for an intruder.

The Metropolitan Police said in a statement: “In light of media reports we can confirm that the man spoken to by officers was the Duke of York. We are making this public with HRH’s permission.

“We are grateful to the duke for his understanding and have apologised for any inconvenience caused.” {Read on}

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Logo

You are commenting using your account. Log Out /  Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )


Connecting to %s

%d bloggers like this: