[OFFICIAL] Unidentified man remains on roof of British parliament – police

An unidentified man remains on the roof of the Palace of Westminster, the complex in London that houses Britain's parliament, police said on early Sunday, more than six hours after he was first spotted.

"The man currently remains on the roof," a spokeswoman for the Metropolitan Police Service (MPS) said at 3:15 a.m. local time when asked for an update. It remains unclear who he is, why he is there, or how he got on top of the building.

The incident began at approximately 9:15 p.m. when officers were made aware that a man was trespassing on the roof of the Palace of Westminster. Photos and videos broadcast by British media showed the man calmly wandering on the roof as police, fire and ambulances gathered nearby.

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