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Tower of London intruder walks off with keys

Soldiers drill at the Tower of London in central London November 13, 2012. British police are investigating how an intruder breached the walls of the Tower of London and stole a set of keys from the tourist attraction and home of the crown jewels. Locks to the Tower's drawbridges and other rooms have been changed after a man was caught trespassing in the early hours of November 6 and escorted from the premises, according to a royal palaces statement. REUTERS/Olivia Harris

Soldiers drill at the Tower of London in central London November 13, 2012. British police are investigating how an intruder breached the walls of the Tower of London and stole a set of keys from the tourist attraction and home of the crown jewels....more

Soldiers drill at the Tower of London in central London November 13, 2012. British police are investigating how an intruder breached the walls of the Tower of London and stole a set of keys from the tourist attraction and home of the crown jewels. Locks to the Tower's drawbridges and other rooms have been changed after a man was caught trespassing in the early hours of November 6 and escorted from the premises, according to a royal palaces statement. REUTERS/Olivia Harris
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The Tower of London is seen from the 69th floor of the Shard during the inauguration in London July 5, 2012. REUTERS/Luke MacGregor

The Tower of London is seen from the 69th floor of the Shard during the inauguration in London July 5, 2012. REUTERS/Luke MacGregor

The Tower of London is seen from the 69th floor of the Shard during the inauguration in London July 5, 2012. REUTERS/Luke MacGregor
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A Yeoman Warder rubs his eyes as he talks to tourists at the Tower of London in central London November 13, 2012. British police are investigating how an intruder breached the walls of the Tower of London and stole a set of keys from the tourist attraction and home of the crown jewels. Locks to the Tower's drawbridges and other rooms have been changed after a man was caught trespassing in the early hours of November 6 and escorted from the premises, according to a royal palaces statement. REUTERS/Olivia Harris

A Yeoman Warder rubs his eyes as he talks to tourists at the Tower of London in central London November 13, 2012. British police are investigating how an intruder breached the walls of the Tower of London and stole a set of keys from the tourist...more

A Yeoman Warder rubs his eyes as he talks to tourists at the Tower of London in central London November 13, 2012. British police are investigating how an intruder breached the walls of the Tower of London and stole a set of keys from the tourist attraction and home of the crown jewels. Locks to the Tower's drawbridges and other rooms have been changed after a man was caught trespassing in the early hours of November 6 and escorted from the premises, according to a royal palaces statement. REUTERS/Olivia Harris
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The Tower of London is seen in central London November 13, 2012. REUTERS/Olivia Harris

The Tower of London is seen in central London November 13, 2012. REUTERS/Olivia Harris

The Tower of London is seen in central London November 13, 2012. REUTERS/Olivia Harris
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A Yeoman Warder talks to tourists at the Tower of London in central London November 13, 2012. British police are investigating how an intruder breached the walls of the Tower of London and stole a set of keys from the tourist attraction and home of the crown jewels. Locks to the Tower's drawbridges and other rooms have been changed after a man was caught trespassing in the early hours of November 6 and escorted from the premises, according to a royal palaces statement. REUTERS/Olivia Harris

A Yeoman Warder talks to tourists at the Tower of London in central London November 13, 2012. British police are investigating how an intruder breached the walls of the Tower of London and stole a set of keys from the tourist attraction and home of...more

A Yeoman Warder talks to tourists at the Tower of London in central London November 13, 2012. British police are investigating how an intruder breached the walls of the Tower of London and stole a set of keys from the tourist attraction and home of the crown jewels. Locks to the Tower's drawbridges and other rooms have been changed after a man was caught trespassing in the early hours of November 6 and escorted from the premises, according to a royal palaces statement. REUTERS/Olivia Harris
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A sign is displayed above Traitors Gate at the Tower of London in central London November 13, 2012. British police are investigating how an intruder breached the walls of the Tower of London and stole a set of keys from the tourist attraction and home of the crown jewels. Locks to the Tower's drawbridges and other rooms have been changed after a man was caught trespassing in the early hours of November 6 and escorted from the premises, according to a royal palaces statement. REUTERS/Olivia Harris

A sign is displayed above Traitors Gate at the Tower of London in central London November 13, 2012. British police are investigating how an intruder breached the walls of the Tower of London and stole a set of keys from the tourist attraction and...more

A sign is displayed above Traitors Gate at the Tower of London in central London November 13, 2012. British police are investigating how an intruder breached the walls of the Tower of London and stole a set of keys from the tourist attraction and home of the crown jewels. Locks to the Tower's drawbridges and other rooms have been changed after a man was caught trespassing in the early hours of November 6 and escorted from the premises, according to a royal palaces statement. REUTERS/Olivia Harris
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