Britain news Queen's footmen 'in fight with Coldstream Guards' as police launch investigation Breaking News

MetiNews.Com - Three Coldstream Guards are being investigated by police after they were reportedly involved in a fight with the Queen's footmen. The alleged incident took pla

Britain news Queen's footmen 'in fight with Coldstream Guards' as police launch investigation Breaking News

MetiNews.Com - Three Coldstream Guards are being investigated by police after they were reportedly involved in a fight with the Queen's footmen. The alleged incident took pla

Britain news Queen's footmen 'in fight with Coldstream Guards' as police launch investigation Breaking News
01 August 2020 - 17:32

Breaking News ! Three Coldstream Guards are being investigated by police after they were reportedly involved in a fight with the Queen's footmen. The alleged incident took place outside a London bar near Buckingham Palace and left two royal footmen requiring hospital treatment, the Daily Mail reports. A Ministry of Defence (MoD) spokeswoman confirmed three guardsmen were being investigated by the Metropolitan Police following an incident on Friday July 24. The Coldstream Guards, recognised by their red jackets and black bearskin hats, have a ceremonial role as protectors of Windsor Castle and Buckingham Palace. The Coldstream Guards are the protectors of Buckingham Palace (Image: GETTY) Read More Related Articles Read More Related Articles The altercation was said to have happened outside the Greenwood Sports Pub in Victoria Street – about 800m from the palace – as a group of royal footmen were attending leaving drinks. A source told the Daily Mail that a "bit of banter" developed between the footmen and a group of about four soldiers outside the bar around 11.45pm. However, it escalated when a guardsman "grabbed hold" of one of the female footmen, resulting in a male footman stepping in to stop him. "All of a sudden it was a full-scale punch-up. And the soldiers were more used to fighting than the footmen are.

. The alleged incident is reported to have taken place outside the Greenwood Sports Pub Read More Related Articles One 20-year-old man suffered a fractured eye-socket, while another had a fractured jaw and required stitches in his tongue, the source told the paper. Two other footmen were said to have been less seriously injured. An MoD spokeswoman said: "We can confirm that three guards are being investigated by the Met police following the incident in London on July 24." The Coldstream Guards are the oldest continuously serving regiment in the British Army and is based at Victoria Barracks in Windsor, west of London. Two of the Queen's footmen were reportedly hospitalised (Image: Getty Images) It is primarily an infantry unit, but is well known for its high profile ceremonial duties. A Met Police spokeswoman said in a statement: "Police are investigating an assault on Friday July 24 in Victoria Street, SW1. "Two men, aged 20 and 21 years old, were taken to hospital. Their injuries are not life-threatening."

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