Further update on incident at Royal Liverpool University Hospital
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Detectives investigation a public order incident at Royal Liverpool University Hospital have spoken to a third woman in connection with the incident.
The 36-year-old woman from Kensington voluntarily attended at a police station on suspicion of using threatening/abusive/insulting words/behaviour to cause harassment/alarm/distress and she has been released under investigation.
At around 9.25pm on Tuesday 12 January, officers were called to reports of three women being removed from the hospital after reportedly causing distress to patients, staff and visitors. One of the women also reportedly directed homophobic abuse towards a male nurse.
Security at the hospital removed the women.
A 43 year-old woman from Toxteth and a 33-year-old woman from Kensington were previously arrested on suspicion of using threatening/abusive/insulting words/behaviour to cause harassment/alarm/distress and released on conditional bail pending further enquiries.
The investigation is ongoing and we are continuing to appeal for anyone who was in the Royal Hospital on the evening of the 12th January who witnessed the incident or has information to contact us via our social media desk on Twitter @MerPolCC or Facebook ‘Merseyside Police Contact Centre’ or by calling 101 with reference 21000024838.