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Comment on Croydon Incident

1 month ago

The Revd Catherine Tucker, the Vicar of Holy Saviour, Croydon wishes to apologise for any offence which has been caused by her regrettable comments concerning the fatal shooting of a police officer in Croydon in the early hours of this morning.

The Bishop of Southwark, The Rt Revd Christopher Chessun, has been in touch with the Commissioner of the Metropolitan Police and the Revd Prebendary Jonathan Osborne, Senior Chaplain to the Metropolitan Police Service, offering his condolences on behalf of the Diocese to the family and colleagues of the officer, as well as expressing his distress at this shocking incident. The thoughts and prayers of the whole of the Diocese of Southwark are with the police officer, his family and friends and the whole Metropolitan Police Service at this time.