Constable charged with assault after Brixton arrest

Written by on June 24, 2016 in Crime, News - 1 Comment

rsz_stock_pic_policeA serving police officer, constable Gary Knight, 37, attached to Lambeth borough, was today (24 June) charged with common assault and actual bodily harm.

The charge followed an investigation by the Metropolitan Police directorate of professional standards into allegations made following the arrest of a suspect on Saturday 30 January in Brixton Road.

Knight will appear at Westminster Magistrates’ Court on Thursday 7 July.

He is currently on restricted duties.

About the Author

Alan Slingsby moved to Brixton just as the 1981 uprising began. His nearest pub was the Effra and nearest off licence the Frontline — long gone in an earlier wave of closures of treasured community establishments. He works out of an office in St Matthews and before that the Bon Marché. Has edited newspapers for the National Union of Students and National Union of Teachers. Now makes a living designing magazines and books and anything else people will pay him for.

One Comment on "Constable charged with assault after Brixton arrest"

  1. Takalani Malima July 26, 2016 at 8:50 pm ·

    Fuck the feds, abusing their power. This man deserves to do time in pen.

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