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Nottinghamshire Police officer denies assault by beating

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Image caption Matthew Thompson denied assault by beating at Leicester Magistrates' Court

A Nottinghamshire police officer has denied assault by beating after the arrest of a man.

Matthew Thompson was charged after an investigation into the officer's use of force in Caxton Road, Nottingham, on 13 July 2018.

The 40-year-old, from Derby, pleaded not guilty after the probe by the Independent Office for Police Conduct (IOPC).

He is due to face trial at Loughborough Magistrates' Court on 25 March.

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