The Mirror: Outrage as men harass and grab Chris Whitty in street leaving top medic trying to escape
Police are investigating after a clip shared on social media shows two men grabbing England’s chief medical officer by the neck, sparking calls for Professor Chris Whitty to be given better protection
“Disgusting” new footage shows Professor Chris Whitty being accosted by two men who put their arms around him as he attempts to flee.
accines minister Nadhim Zahawi tweeted: “This is disgusting and these thugs must be found and charged. Zero tolerance for harassing a public servant.”
Labour MP Jess Phillips said Prof Whitty had been made to feel “awful and uncomfortable” and issued a reminder that public figures “are human beings”.
“Even if you perceive it as non violent it is clear that he felt awful and uncomfortable and resisted,” Ms Phillips tweeted.
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