A 32-year-old man from Aylesbury has been arrested for causing a public nuisance at Stoke Mandeville Hospital.

Police officers were called on Monday, March 30 following reports that a man had posted a message on social media where he mentioned he had attended several parts of Stoke Mandeville Hospital without a medical need to do so, endangering lives, and caused himself to be a public nuisance while there.

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The man was arrested today (Tuesday, March 31) and 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.

Bucks Free Press:

The entrance of Stoke Mandeville Hospital

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“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.

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“The Government has been clear that it expects people to do the right thing in order to protect the NHS and save lives.”

Neil Macdonald, CEO of Buckinghamshire Healthcare NHS Trust, 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.”