Police

Man arrested after police find drugs hidden in pram carrying newborn baby

May 18, 2020

A man has been arrested after police found drugs hidden in a pram underneath his four-day-old baby in Liverpool. The 27-year-old man was stopped at Liverpool Lime Street station on Tuesday and suspected cannabis was found in the pram he was pushing his baby in, BTP said. The man, from Wigan, was arrested on suspicion […]

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London police accused of racial profiling in lockdown searches

May 16, 2020

Police in London have been accused of racial profiling by a school pastoral support worker whose account on Twitter of being handcuffed and questioned has prompted questions about the role of officers during the city’s lockdown. Dwayne Francis, who was detained while waiting in his car for a post office to open en route to […]

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Met police officer investigated after man shot with Taser stun gun is left paralysed

May 15, 2020

A police officer has been placed under criminal investigation after a man was shot with a Taser weapon and left paralysed from the waist down, the Guardian has learned. The man, 23, was shot by an officer using a stun gun as he jumped over a wall and fell as officers tried to detain him […]

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