December 24, 2021 10.29 am This story is over 30 months old

Lincolnshire Police officer denies assault, trial date set

He pleaded not guilty to a charge of assault

A serving Lincolnshire Police officer will stand trial on a charge of assault.

Jonathan Mellor, 52, appeared before Nottingham Magistrates’ Court yesterday (Thursday).

He is accused of assault by beating of Shane Price at Aubourn on May 26.

Mellor, who lives in a village near Lincoln, pleaded not guilty.

The case will next be heard at Nottingham Magistrates’ Court on May 11.

Mellor was granted unconditional bail.

After the incident Mellor was removed from normal duties while a review and investigation by the force’s Professional Standards Department took place.

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