Man 'wearing camouflage jacket' arrested after jumping security fence around Houses of Parliament

Police arrested a man for jumping the security fences around the Houses of Parliament on Monday.

He was detained just a few metres from the main entrance to the building at about 5.40pm on Monday.

The intruder was described as white and bald. He was wearing dark glasses, jeans, trainers and a camouflage jacket, the Mirror reported.

The incident is not being treated as a terror-related, Met police said.

A spokesman for the force said: "At approximately 5.40pm police arrested a man at the Palace of Westminster for trespassing. He remains in police custody."