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Dereham man charged with assaults on hospital staff

PUBLISHED: 10:39 15 May 2020 | UPDATED: 11:20 18 May 2020

A patient was arrested at the Queen Elizabeth Hospital in King's Lynn Picture: Ian Burt

A patient was arrested at the Queen Elizabeth Hospital in King's Lynn Picture: Ian Burt

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A 28-year-old man has been charged with assaulting staff at a Norfolk hospital.

Police were called to the Queen Elizabeth Hospital in King’s Lynn on Wednesday lunchtime.

Officers attended the A&E department at about 1pm following reports a patient was being physically and verbally abusive towards staff.

Zach Thomas of Humbletoft Road, Dereham, was arrested and taken to King’s Lynn police investigation centre.

He was charged with offences including two assaults on emergency service workers and public order offences including a racially aggravated offence.

Thomas appeared at Norwich Magistrates Court on Friday, May 15, where he was released on bail with curfew conditions to appear before magistrates again on June 12.


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