Man detained under the mental act following Holland Park incident

holland park man detained by police

A man who was arrested following an incident in Holland Park on the morning of Saturday, 13th April has been sectioned under the Mental Health Act according to a statement released yesterday by the Metropolitan Police.

A spokesperson for the Met confirmed that the 40-year-old man will be taken to hospital for treatment.

At approximately 9.50am on Saturday 13th April, Police attended Holland Park, W11, after reports were made of anti-social behaviour involving a car.

Upon police arrival, the car in question that had been the subject of the reports made by members of the public was still being driven and was in a collision with a number of parked vehicles near the Ukrainian Embassy in Holland Park.

As part of the protective security arrangements for London, armed officers were deployed to this incident and were on scene within minutes.