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Cricklewood nursing home resident, 67, charged with threatening doctor at Barnet Hospital and criminal damage

PUBLISHED: 18:07 04 January 2016 | UPDATED: 18:48 04 January 2016

Paul Whittaker, 67, of Candle Court Nursing Home in Bentley Drive will appear in court tomorrow

Paul Whittaker, 67, of Candle Court Nursing Home in Bentley Drive will appear in court tomorrow

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A 67-year-old nursing home resident from Cricklewood is due to appear in court tomorrow charged with threatening a doctor and damaging a computer at Barnet Hospital.

Barnet Hospital (pic: Google Street View)Barnet Hospital (pic: Google Street View)

Paul Whittaker, a resident at Candle Court Nursing Home in Bentley Drive will appear at Westminster Magistrates’ Court tomorrow charged with threatening a doctor at Barnet General Hospital before damaging an NHS computer to the value of £250 on July 26, 2014.

Mr Whittaker pleaded guilty to a separate charge of assaulting a woman in a cell at Colindale custody unit on December 20 last year.

He has also pleaded guilty to causing criminal damage to a police cell in Colindale which left it requiring a specialist clean for bodily fluids and damaging a pair of trousers belonging to Metropolitan police, also on December 20 last year.

The hearing was adjourned from an earlier date of December 30.


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