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Defendant acquitted of attempting to cause GBH to police

29/03/2022

Alexandra’s client was tried for two counts of attempting to cause grievous bodily harm to two police officers.  One of the officers had opened the car door, attempting to remove the keys from the ignition – the defendant had reversed back, knocking over both officers causing minor injuries.

The defendant accepted that his driving was dangerous, but maintained that he had not intended to cause either officer really serious harm.

Following a week long trial at Isleworth Crown Court, the jury was unable to reach a verdict on one count of attempting to cause grievous bodily harm, but found the defendant ‘not guilty’ of all other counts.  In light of the acquittals, the Crown reviewed the case, offering no evidence on the outstanding count.

Alexandra was instructed by Tana Adelmann at Carson Kaye Solicitors.

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