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Man who posed as a Priest will face no further action

by Alex Collett

A man who posed a Priest and spent the night in Army Barracks will face no further action.

The intruder gained access to the Victoria Barracks, near Windsor Castle, which is home to the Coldstream Guards, in Windsor on the 27th of April.

The man ate with officers, offered a bed to sleep in and was given breakfast the next morning, before the alarm was raised.

Thames Valley Police were called shortly afterwards and removed the man from the barracks.

A police spokesperson said said no further action was taken against the man and that he was not detained under the Mental Health Act.

An investigation is still being carried out by the Army how he got past security.

The Ministry of Defence said the man, who has not been named, called himself Father Cruz and claimed to know the battalion's padre.

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