Cop cleared of attacking drink driver who bit him

A police officer accused of punching a suspected drink driver in the head was cleared of assault after he insisted the man bit him. PC Christopher Wentworth, 40, insisted he used reasonable force after Hassan Butt, 33, sunk his teeth into his hand in Westcliff-on-Sea, Essex, on 20 March last year. In a video posted on social media the motorist is handcuffed and restrained against a car before he appears to lunge at a police officer. The suspect is then…

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