UK NEWS: POLICE SAY “SORRY” TO MOTHER WHO THEY WRONGLY ARRESTED AND ACCUSED OF ASSAULTING AN OFFICER


MAD NEWS UK

This is just sickening.

Via The Evening Standard

The Met has been forced to make an extraordinary public apology to a mother wrongly arrested and accused of assaulting an officer as bailiffs attempted to clamp her husband’s car.

Detective sergeant Nick Westwood made the “humbling” apology to Alison Richardson in front of scores of her fellow churchgoers over the “upset and distress” caused when she was arrested in 2008.

Mrs Richardson was taken into custody by as many as eight officers after she and her church elder husband Clive called them because bailiffs were wrongly attempting to clamp their car.

When police arrived at the family home in Greenwich, they unlawfully barged their way into the property, roughly handled the couple and arrested Mrs Richardson.

A woman officer subsequently claimed that she had been punched in the face by Mrs Richardson. Mrs Richardson was held in a police station for eight…

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