On January 6, 2021, police famously detained late then 90-odd year old Eric Levy outside of Westminster magistrate's court, and everyone thought that he had been arrested for breaching Coronavirus regulations, but in fact they had brought him home to his flat.

What powers enabled them to do this?

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    (1) Is it possible that they did arrest him, then later decided to release him at his home? (2) Is it possible that they offered to take Mr. Levy home instead of arresting him, and he agreed? Oct 31, 2022 at 0:17


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