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Man jailed for stealing PPE kit from an ambulance

A man has been jailed for six months for stealing personal protective equipment (PPE) from an ambulance.

Mark Manley, 35, pleaded guilty to stealing the kit and assaulting a security man.

Manley, of no fixed address, took the PPE bag from an ambulance parked near Guy’s Hospital, South East London.

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It contained masks, paper suits and hand gel.

When confronted by security staff he assaulted one person and racially abused another.

The PPE – highly in demand among NHS workers – was now unusable because of contamination.

Following the theft, Manley was detained by the security guards and patrolling British Transport Police.

He was charged with theft from a motor vehicle, a section 4 Public Order Act offence (causing fear or provocation of violence) and a racially aggravated Public Order Act offence.

Manley was jailed at Croydon Magistrates’ Court.

 

 

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