Piers Corbyn has been arrested after demonstrating at a vaccination clinic in London.
The anti-vaxxer was later charged following the incident at Guy’s Hospital, along with another man, David Burridge, with causing a nuisance or disturbance on NHS premises without reasonable excuse.
Corbyn had posted videos on his Facebook page about the incident on Tuesday, including one showing him being released from custody as a band of supporters chanted ‘resist, defy, do not comply’.
On Wednesday, he posted a statement after Prime Minister Boris Johnson announced that face masks would no longer be mandatory and advice to work from home would be axed.
The conspiracy theorist’s statement read: ‘Well done everyone. They only implement what they think they can get away with, so clearly compliance with plan B has been low.
‘The globalists will then choose their next step. We need a huge push to awake those addicted to masks and the venues that will continue to use the pass.’
Face masks have been repeatedly backed by experts, who say they are a useful tool in slowing the spread of Covid-19.
A spokesman for the Metropolitan Police said: ‘David Burridge, 44, of Argyle Avenue, Hounslow, and Piers Corbyn, 74, of East Street, Southwark, have been charged with causing a nuisance or disturbance on NHS premises without reasonable excuse.
‘They were charged on Wednesday and bailed to appear at Westminster Magistrates’ Court on Thursday 3 February.’
He added: ‘Police were called at 15.15hrs on Tuesday 18 January to Guy’s Hospital following reports of people staging a protest.
‘Officers attended and arrested two men who were later charged.’
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