Police have taken a zero tolerance approach to a woman who left a note on an ambulance.
The note left paramedics disgusted police have now confirmed they have arrested a woman after the abusive note was left on an ambulance demanding it parked somewhere else while it was attending a 999 emergency call.
The note stated ‘I couldn’t give a s**t if the whole street collapsed”
We have arrested a 26 year old female for public order offences. Emergency Services must be able to carry out their roles without fear of abuse/intimidation of any kind. https://t.co/xHSbdtl54S
— CI John Owen (@NorthStokeNPT) February 19, 2018
The crew were also verbally abused while attending the emergency call while attempting to deal with an ongoing medical incident on Sunday afternoon.
Now a 26-year-old Tunstall woman has been arrested for public order offences.
Chief Inspector John Owen, commander of Staffordshire Police’s Stoke-on-Trent North policing team, tweeted about the incident.
He added: “We will not tolerate abuse or intimidation of our emergency services. This kind of behaviour is totally unacceptable and we will take appropriate action against offenders.
“The arrest relates to matters of verbal abuse that could constitute offences under the Public Order Act. This is not solely about the note.”
A Staffordshire Police spokesman confirmed the force took action after seeing details reported on Twitter.
The woman remains in police custody and enquiries are on-going.
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