A HEREFORD man has been banned from every vaccination centre in the UK ahead of his sentencing for making malicious communications related to Covid vaccinations.

West Mercia Police said on November 10 that Aaron Maloney, who is of no fixed address, had been charged with three counts of sending malicious communications related to Covid vaccinations.

The 40-year-old appeared before magistrates in Kidderminster on November 11, where he entered guilty pleas to all three charges.


The court heard from prosecutor Eleanor Peart that Maloney had made telephone calls in Hereford which conveyed a threat for the purpose of causing distress or anxiety to the recipient or to any other person to whom he intended that its contents or nature should be revealed to West Midlands Ambulance Service on October 24 and November 4, and to West Mercia Police on November 4.

The case was adjourned for a pre-sentencing report to be carried out by the probation service and Maloney was granted bail with conditions not to use the emergency services except in a genuine emergency and not to attend any medical vaccination centre anywhere in the UK.

He will appear before magistrates in Hereford next for sentencing on December 5.

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