Second man charged after Chris Whitty accosted in London park

A second man has been charged with common assault and obstructing police after England’s chief medical officer, Prof Chris Whitty, was accosted in a central London park, the Metropolitan police said.

Jonathan Chew, 24, 住所不定, was charged on Monday and will appear at Westminster magistrates court on Tuesday.

An investigation was launched after Prof Whitty was accosted by a group of men in St James’s Park at about 7.20pm on Sunday 27 六月.

Officers spoke to Prof Whitty, who did not suffer any injuries, and checked his welfare.