August 10, 2023 4.30 pm This story is over 9 months old

Police officer cleared of misconduct after vulnerable school incident

Accused of deliberately grabbing a student by the throat

By Local Democracy Reporter

A Lincolnshire Police officer has been cleared of allegations of misconduct following an altercation with a vulnerable school student.

During a four-day hearing at Grantham Police Station, PC Nathan Wales consistently refuted claims that he intentionally grabbed the student by the throat before using discharging irritant spray.