Wiltshire policeman cleared in taser trial

A jury has cleared a Wiltshire police officer of ABH and misconduct for tasering a man in his custody.

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Taser trial police officer feared being assaulted

A police officer on trial after firing a taser gun at a suspect has told a court he used it because he feared being assaulted.

PC Lee Birch, of Wiltshire Police, used the taser on Daniel Dove inside a police cell. He denies causing actual bodily harm and misconduct in a public office.

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