A man was arrested by officers from Thames Valley Police on suspicion of causing a public nuisance at Stoke Mandeville Hospital.
On Monday 30th March 2020, Thames Valley Police received reports that a man had posted a message on social media in which he mentioned he had attended numerous parts of Stoke Mandeville Hospital without a medical need to do so, endangering lives and caused himself to be a public nuisance while there.
Following an investigation, on Tuesday 31st March 2020 officers from Thames Valley Police arrested a 32 year old man from Aylesbury on suspicion of causing a public nuisance. The man is currently in police custody.
Superintendent Mike Loebenberg said: ‘We take reports such as this seriously. We will look to protect the public at all times and to support our NHS partners.
We will continue to police by consent. We will engage, explain the circumstances and encourage people to do the right thing in complying with the government guidelines. If considered necessary, we may take enforcement action if people are not listening and putting others at risk.
The Government has been clear that it expects people to do the right thing in order to protect the NHS and save lives.‘
The Chief Executive of Buckinghamshire Healthcare NHS Trust, Neil Macdonald, said: ‘We would like to thank our colleagues in Thames Valley Police for their continued support during what are challenging times for all of us. To keep everyone safe, please stay at home – it really will save lives.‘
*Source of article : Thames Valley Police ‘latest news’.