Sussex Police officer faces court over assault claim

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A POLICE officer will appear before magistrates over the arrest of a woman in Chichester.

PC Michael Perkins, of Sussex Police’s roads policing unit in Chichester, is due to appear at Eastbourne Magistrates’ Court on Tuesday.

He has been summoned for common assault and an offence under Section 4 of the Public Order Act.

It is in relation to the arrest of a female driver in Chichester on November 5.