West Midlands

Judge says officer’s attacks ’embarrassing and disastrous for police’ – because cops not in masks

A district judge has branded videos of an unmasked officer attacking members of the public in two separate lockdown assaults ’embarrassing to watch’. PC Declan Jones was caught on camera punching a 15-year-old boy to the ground before kicking him in the ribs in Melbourne Avenue, Newtown. The 30-year-old officer, found guilty today, also punched […] […]

West Midlands

Police accused of inaction as woman mauled in dog attack

Helen Colbourne was out walking her cockapoo Digby when an off-leash chow chow knocked her to the ground and sank its teeth into her leg. The attack in Walsall left the 50-year-old in agony with a deep, six-inch circular bite mark that has required repeated hospital treatment. But her husband Rob said that after eventually […] […]