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Police Chief says sorry for distress caused to autistic man

The Chief Constable of Bedfordshire Police has met with the family of a man with autism to discuss their concerns over the way he's been treated by police. The family of Faruk Ali claim he was assaulted by officers outside his home in Luton.

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Chief Constable meets family of man with autism

Colette Paul, Chief Constable of Bedfordshire police

Bedfordshire's Chief Constable is to meet with the family of a man with autism, to discuss their concerns over the way he's been treated by police.

The family of Faruk Ali claim he was assaulted by officers outside his home in Luton last month. There were angry scenes at a public meeting last week.

Public meeting in Luton Credit: ITV News Anglia

Bedfordshire Police said it's taking the matter very seriously and an investigation is underway.

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