Hospital patient arrested on suspicion of abusing staff

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 - Credit: IAN BURT

A hospital patient has been arrested on suspicion of assaulting an emergency worker and public order offences.

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

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

They arrested a 28-year-old man on suspicion of assaulting an emergency worker, harassment, and three public order offences.

A spokesman said the man, who has not been named, was taken to the King’s Lynn Police Investigation Centre where he remains in custody this afternoon.


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