CCTV footage of a taser being aimed at Daniel Dove
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Wiltshire Police officer cleared of Taser assault

A police officer who used a Taser on a naked man who threw his underpants at him has been cleared of assault.

Wiltshire PC Lee Birch fired the stun gun into Daniel Dove's chest during a strip search at Melksham Police station in December 2012.

Mr Dove was arrested for being drunk and disorderly and assault, but the case was later dropped.

Steve Brodie reports.

  • 30 Apr 2014
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