Student sneaks in Buckingham Palace to try and stab the Queen
A Chinese student has allegedly tried to smuggle a knife into Buckingham Palace by hiding it in his shoe. He told police that he wanted to kill the Queen.
Hang Zhang, 25, who is a University of Sheffield student, was arrested at the on the spot. Luckily the Queen was not at home.
Zhang, who told police that he believes Chinese government agents were following him, had a charge of threatening to kill the Queen dropped because of his mental health.
However, he’s not totally off the hook as he still appeared at Westminster Magistrates’ Court accused of possessing an offensive weapon.
Zhang’s attempt to sneak into Buckingham Palace is the fourth security alert there since May. Just last week a drunk man scaled a fence and spent 14 minutes prowling the grounds.