Police Confirm Somebody Tried to Break Into Prince George's School

The Metropolitan Police said in a statement that a 40-year-old woman has been arrested.

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A 40-year-old woman has been arrested for attempting to break into Prince George's school. The young Prince began his education at Thomas's prep school in Battersea, London on Thursday.

The Metropolitan Police have confirmed the incident and subsequent arrest.

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"A 40-year-old woman has been arrested on suspicion of attempted burglary in Battersea, south London," reads an official statement by the police force. "The arrest at 14:15hrs on Wednesday, 13 September relates to an incident at Thomas' Battersea School on Tuesday, 12 September when an individual gained access to its premises."

The statement continued, saying: "The woman was arrested in the vicinity of the school and has been taken to a south London police station where she remains in custody.

Thomas's School, where Prince George attends

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

According to the statement, police officers attended the scene immediately after being alerted. It remains to be seen what the intruder's full intentions were for gaining entry into the school.

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