Woman arrested in Emsworth after 'taser' is used outside pub

A 40-year-old-woman was arrested over an assault in which a taser is believed to have been used.

By Neil Fatkin
Thursday, 27th August 2020, 7:00 am
Updated Thursday, 27th August 2020, 7:49 am

Police were called at 11.08pm on Saturday, August 22 to a report of a public order incident involving a group of people behind the Coal Exchange Pub on South Street in Emsworth.

During the incident, officers identified that a 40-year-old woman and three men aged 52, 23, and 18, had been assaulted.

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The incident took place in South Street, Emsworth, by the Coal Exchange pub. Picture: Google Maps

A statement from police said: ‘An electrical incapacitation device was also seized by officers and no-one was seriously hurt.

‘A 40-year-old woman was subsequently arrested on suspicion of possession of a weapon for the discharge of a noxious liquid, gas, or electrical incapacitation device.’

The woman has since been released without charge but remains under investigation as enquiries continue to establish what happened.

A woman was arrested after police seized a weapon believed to be a taser device.

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