Mother describes moment man pushed aside her child to rush Queen Elizabeth II’s coffin

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A woman has described the moment a man pushed aside her daughter to rush toward Queen Elizabeth II’s coffin.

The incident happened in Westminster Hall on Friday night, with the Metropolitan Police confirming the offender is now in custody after being arrested at the scene.

“Some person decided they were going to push her out the way, run up to the coffin, lift up the standards and try to do I don’t know what,” the mother explained.

She added that police had grabbed the man “within two seconds”.

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