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Man found with knives near Buckingham Palace detained in hospital

A man found with knives near Buckingham Palace has been detained in hospital.

John Bolton was found with three lock knives at Hyde Park Corner in June last year, two days before the official celebration for the Queen's 90th birthday.

The 48-year-old, who went on the run last summer had also pleaded guilty to an offence in 2015 of having a commando knife in Parliament Square, where Remembrance Day events were taking place.

Bolton, from Banbury in Oxfordshire, was given an indefinite Mental Health order at a sentencing hearing at Southwark Crown Court.