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West Mercia officer acquitted of assault

The West Mercia PC had faced a two week trial at Birmingham Crown Court.

Pc Mary Ellen Bettley-Smith (blue) leaves Birmingham Crown Court

Pc Mary Ellen Bettley-Smith (blue) leaves Birmingham Crown Court

Date - 28th September 2022
By - Cachella Smith
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PC Mary Ellen Bettley-Smith has been acquitted today of assault causing actual bodily harm on Dalian Atkinson on August 15 2016. A trial last year found PC Benjamin Monk convicted of manslaughter for the death of the former Aston Villa striker. He...
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