Police called to A&E incident

POLICE armed response officers were called to an incident at Salisbury District Hospital in the early hours of this morning.

Officers arrived at 2am following reports that a window in the A&E department was damaged, possibly caused by an air rifle.

The area was searched but no one was found and investigations are continuing into how the damage was caused.

A Wiltshire Police spokesman said: “It is standard for armed response officers to attend a call of this nature.”

And a spokesman for the hospital added: “There is damage to the window from what looks like an air rifle pellet. No staff or patients were in danger.”

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6:55am Sat 14 Dec 13

karlmarx says...

It's bad enough with the government taking pot shots at the NHS. The last thing the staff need is this as well.
It's bad enough with the government taking pot shots at the NHS. The last thing the staff need is this as well. karlmarx

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