Police arrest patient at King’s Lynn’s Queen Elizabeth Hospital for alleged racist abuse of staff who were helping him

Queen Elizabeth Hospital in King's Lynn. Picture: Ian Burt

Queen Elizabeth Hospital in King's Lynn. Picture: Ian Burt - Credit: IAN BURT

Police have arrested a patient who was being treated in hospital - on suspicion of racially abusing the staff who were trying to help him.

The man, in his 40s was being treated by A&E staff at the Queen Elizabeth Hospital in King's Lynn where he allegedly became abusive and racist towards a Portuguese female staff nurse.

He was arrested just after 3am on Saturday, May 13, interviewed and charged with a racially aggravated public order offence and bailed to King's Lynn Magistrates Court on Monday, June 12.

King's Lynn Police took to Twitter to post details of the arrest, branding racist abuse 'unacceptable.'

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