Metropolitan Police Events (@MetPoliceEvents )

Metropolitan Police Events

Bio Updates from @MetPoliceUK on protests & special events in London. Organising an event? Visit our website for info. This account is only monitored at event times
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Hootsuite Inc. : 1/2 - **UPDATE** A total of 16 people were arrested for offences under the Health Protection (Coronavirus, Restrictions) (All Tiers) (England) Regulations 2020 after gathering at a protest in Clapham Common today.

Hootsuite Inc. : 2/2 - Others in attendance were dispersed. The policing operation continues. Gathering for the purpose of a protest is not an exemption to the rules & and people looking to attend may face enforcement action.

Hootsuite Inc. : Five people have been arrested during an anti-lockdown protest in Clapham Common today.
Gathering for the purpose of a protest is not an exemption to the rules.
Those looking to gather today are urged to stay at home, or face enforcement action by officers.

Twitter Web App : Please see our open letter to those people looking to attend or organise a public gathering.

The MPS strongly advises people not to attend any gathering, for the protection of yourselves and others. We are still in the middle of a global pandemic.

Twitter Web App : This weekend we are aware of groups looking to gather for protest.

The rules are clear. To save lives and prevent the spread of the virus, you must stay home.

A policing plan is in place.

Twitter Web App : Gathering for the purpose of a protest is not an exemption to the rules.

Those looking to gather today are urged to stay at home; if you do not you face enforcement action by officers.

⚠️ Stay Home
⚠️ Protect the NHS
✅ Save Lives

news.met.police.uk/news/protests-…

Hootsuite Inc. : #UPDATE | The majority of protesters have now left Hyde Park. 17 people have been arrested on suspicion of breaching Health Protection Regulations. Officers remain in the area.

Hootsuite Inc. : #UPDATE | Officers continue to engage with groups of people who have gathered in the #HydePark area. A number of people have been arrested under Health Protection Regulations and taken into custody. We urge those in the area to leave immediately.

Hootsuite Inc. : At around 1pm, 4 people were arrested under Health Protection Regs having gathered in Hyde Park near Marble Arch. Officers will take enforcement action where we see clear breaches of the Tier 4 rules. It's up to all of us to make the right choices + slow the spread of the virus

Twitter Web App : “We've been called to a number of parties and unlicensed music events across London this evening.

“Officers have attended and encouraged people to go home.

“We will carry on responding to gatherings tonight into tomorrow and enforcement will continue be taken where necessary."

Twitter Web App : A message from Commander Paul Brogden, in charge of tonight’s operation:

“I would like to thank the majority of London for staying at home and complying with the regulations this evening.

“In doing so, you’re keeping yourselves and others safe.”

Twitter Web App : The Met strongly advises people not to attend any gathering, for the protection of everyone.

Please be advised that you may be at risk of committing a criminal offence if you do.

Where necessary, we will take enforcement action if people put the health of Londoner’s at risk.

Twitter Web App : Piers Corbyn Plans to attend an event like this tonight? Please read the following letter.

Youre reminded:
1. Its against the law to meet with more than 1 other person outside
2. Transport is running a reduced service tonight
3. Officers will be out across London enforcing the regulations

Twitter Web App : 1 in 3 people who have COVID-19 have no symptoms.

Act like you have it. Protect yourself and others.

See in the New Year safely at home.

Follow the rules in your area: gov.uk/find-coronavir…