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Ex-policeman Lee Weavers denies Ipswich baton assault

  • 23 November 2012
  • From the section England
Lee Weavers at Ipswich Crown Court
Image caption Mr Weavers denied the two charges at Ipswich Crown Court

A former high-ranking Essex policeman has denied assaulting a neighbour in Ipswich using a police baton.

Lee Weavers, 59, from Coprolite Street appeared at Ipswich Crown Court and pleaded not guilty to assault and possessing an offensive weapon.

Mr Weavers, a former acting assistant chief constable, is alleged to have carried out the attack in Duke Street, Ipswich, on 11 August.

He has been released on bail and is due to stand trial in January.

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