Birmingham police officer charged with three common assaults

PC Declan Jones allegedly committed assaults during two stop and searches and an arrest

A police officer has been charged with three separate common assaults, alleged to have been committed during the detention of a man and during two stop and searches.

PC Declan Jones of West Midlands police is alleged to have committed the offences over a four-day period in April in Birmingham. The criminal charges follow an investigation by the Independent Office for Police Conduct (IOPC) into allegations of excessive use of force.

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Source: The Guardian
Birmingham police officer charged with three common assaults