Police speak to Queen Peter Phillips’ grandson after 460 mile trip to Scotland

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Police speak to Queen Peter Phillips' grandson after 460 mile trip to Scotland


Police questioned one of the Queen’s grandsons after traveling 460 miles during the lockdown.
Peter Phillips, Princess Anne’s son, was spotted in Scotland on Friday.

The 43-year-old was seen arriving at a woman’s home in St Cyrus, Aberdeenshire. He lives in Gloucestershire.

The royal denied any wrongdoing and said the visit was carried out for his company XL Medical, the Express reports. The company offers rapid Covid tests.

Police visited the house, after residents complained that he had broken lockdown rules. They had spotted her Range Rover parked outside the woman’s house.

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Officers spoke with the royal and “gave advice,” but they were convinced he had not broken any of Covid’s lockdown rules after explaining he was on a business trip, the Sun reports.

A spokesperson for marketing consultant Phillips said the royal had traveled on business with his company XL Medical, which provides rapid Covid tests.

He added, “We do not comment on the details or circumstances of Mr. Phillips’ accommodation while on a business trip.”

A Scottish Police spokesperson said: ‘At approximately 6.40pm on Friday 26 March 2021, police received a report of a possible violation of coronavirus regulations at a property in St Cyrus, Montrose .

“The officers were present, spoke to the occupants and found no violations of the law.”

Peter lives on his mother’s Gatcombe Park estate in Gloucestershire and is 17th to the throne.

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