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Sussex Police officers to stand trial over assault claims
12:10pm Tuesday 11th December 2012 in News
Five police officers will appear in court over charges they assaulted a suspect while making an arrest.
The five Sussex Police officers are due to stand trial on Thursday, December 13 in relation to allegations of assault by beating.
PCs Lucy Fenney, Natalie Jennings, Jacqueline Peel and Oliver Pullen and Sergeant Chris O'Leary are all due to stand trial at Brighton Magistrates' Court on Thursday and Friday.
They have all pleaded not guilty following an alleged incident on June 25 last year at an address in Barns Green, Horsham.
The charges relate to alleged assaults which took place when officers were making arrests.
The officers were responding to a 999 call in Mile Ash Road, Barns Green, Horsham, at 1.40am at the time the alleged incidents took place.
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