Knife wielding man taken down by cops during the Changing of the Guard ceremony in London

Posted at 6:44 PM, Feb 03, 2013
and last updated 2013-02-03 18:47:26-05

WESTMINSTER, LONDON (PIX11)–  A bizarre and scary incident took place Sunday morning during a special ceremony at Buckingham Palace.

A man broke through the security barrier and then held a large knife to his throat.

This all happened during the “Changing of The Guard” ceremony.

Police jumped into action. They got him to drop the knife by tasing him.

He was arrested. No bystanders were hurt.