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US NewsMan illegally enters Tower of London - home of the crown jewels

09:25  15 may  2019
09:25  15 may  2019 Source:   news.sky.com

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The man can be seen on CCTV footage walking through the famous landmark that houses the world famous crown jewels . He was approached and challenged by security at the Tower of London but managed to make off. The unknown man was last seen climbing down towards the shore of the River

The Jewel House is a vault housing the British Crown Jewels in the Waterloo Block (formerly a barracks) at the Tower of London . It was opened by Queen Elizabeth II in 1994 and refurbished in 2012.

Man illegally enters Tower of London - home of the crown jewels © Other Officers are appealing for help identifying a man who illegally entered the Tower of London The Metropolitan Police have launched an appeal after a man illegally entered the Tower of London last month.

The man can be seen on grainy CCTV walking through the famous landmark that houses the world famous crown jewels, which are worth up to £5bn.

According to police, the man was seen walking around the grounds at around 10.50pm on Saturday 6 April - hours after it closed.

He was approached and challenged by security at the Tower of London but managed to make off. Man illegally enters Tower of London - home of the crown jewels © Other The Tower of London was used as a prison until 1952

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The Crown Jewels , part of the Royal Collection, are the most powerful symbols of the British You'll find the Crown Jewels under armed guard in the Jewel House at the Tower of London . These gems are a unique working collection of royal regalia and are still regularly used by The Queen for important

The Tower of London is home to the crown jewels , with an estimated value of between three and five billion pounds and 23,578 gemstones. Police are appealing to the public to help identify a man who illegally entered the Tower of London last month before escaping by climbing down towards the

The unknown man was last seen climbing down towards the shore of the River Thames near St Katherine Dock, on the northern bank.

Officers say that they are also concerned for the welfare of the man and are asking any one who recognises him to contact the police.

No arrests have yet been made.

The world famous landmark has been around since 1100 as a prison and was in use until 1952, when the Kray Twins became the last people to be held there.

Today, it is a major tourist attraction in London.

:: Anyone with any information is asked to call police on 101 or contact via Twitter @MetCC quoting CAD2706/14MAY

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