UPDATE: Man detained under Mental Health Act after wreaths thrown off Hampshire memorial

A frame from the YouTube video
A frame from the YouTube video

A MAN filmed throwing wreaths from a war memorial in Hampshire has been detained under the Mental Health Act.

Police launched an investigation after footage was posted on YouTube.

A 29-year-old man was arrested on Saturday following the incident, which happened at about 3.30pm on Friday, in Watts Park, Southampton.

He has now been detained under section 2 of the Mental Health Act 1983 and will be assessed.

He has been bailed until January 19 while investigations continue.