Following Prince Harry and Meghan Markle’s declare that they had been in a “close to catastrophic automotive chase”, the New York police launched an announcement on the incident that occurred after the Duke and Duchess of Sussex left an awards ceremony within the metropolis. The New York Police Division stated in an announcement, “On Tuesday night, Could 16, the NYPD assisted the non-public safety crew defending the Duke and Duchess of Sussex.”
“There have been quite a few photographers that made their transport difficult. The Duke and Duchess of Sussex arrived at their vacation spot and there have been no reported collisions, summonses, accidents or arrests in regard,” the assertion learn.
Earlier, a spokesperson for Prince Harry and Meghan Markle stated that the “relentless pursuit” lasted greater than two hours by half a dozen automobiles.
“Final evening, the Duke and Duchess of Sussex and Ms Ragland had been concerned in a close to catastrophic automotive chase by the hands of a hoop of extremely aggressive paparazzi. This relentless pursuit, lasting over two hours, resulted in a number of close to collisions involving different drivers on the highway, pedestrians and two NYPD (New York Police Division) officers,” the spokesperson stated.
“Whereas being a public determine comes with a stage of curiosity from the general public, it ought to by no means come at the price of anybody’s security. Dissemination of those photos, given the methods during which they had been obtained, encourages a extremely intrusive observe that’s harmful to all concerned,” it added.
The couple left the awards of their SUV with a police escort, however paparazzi adopted on motorbikes, vehicles and electrical scooters, The Mirror reported.