BREAKING NEWS: Five police officers found not guilty of assault by beating

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Five Sussex Police officers were found not guilty of assault by beating today (Thursday December 20).

Lucy Fenney, Natalie Jennings, Jacqueline Peel, Oliver Pullen and Chris O’Leary, all officers with Sussex Police, were found not guilty at Brighton Magistrates’ Court following trial.

They had been summoned to court for assault by beating against one woman and three men at an address in Mile Ash Road, Barns Green, when responding to a 999 call of making off without payment in relation to the four people.

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