Prince George's school security review after break

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A 40-year-old woman has been arrested and remains in custody after trying to break into the premises on Wednesday afternoon.

Scotland Yard said the woman was held on Wednesday after a someone gained access to Thomas' Battersea School in west London on Tuesday at 14:15 BST.

It is believed that George, who is now attending school for half-days, wouldn't have been there when the incident took place.

Police are "working with the review its security arrangements" following the arrest, the Met said.

Police said the school "is responsible for building security on its site".

Tuesday's suspect remains in custody in a south London police station.

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

Around 560 children aged between four and 13 attend the exclusive school and fees cost £17,604 a year, and increase to £19,884 a year for those in year three and above.

Last week, the school said new pupils were starting on half-days and building up to staying for lunch.

A Kensington Palace spokeswoman added: "We are aware of the issue but we would not comment further on security matters".

A local restaurant manager, who asked to be referred to as Steve, said he has served two of George's protection officers. "The Prince coming to Battersea is only a good thing".

It was not immediately clear if school was in session when the incident happened.



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