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Officer fabricates story about baseball-wielding attackers in a churchyard

PC faces career end after being found guilty of perverting the course of justice.

'Assault' scene: St Laurence-in-Thanet Church, Ramsgate

'Assault' scene: St Laurence-in-Thanet Church, Ramsgate

Date - 13th June 2019
By - Nick Hudson - Police Oracle
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An officer lied about being attacked by four men with baseball bats in a church graveyard while on duty, a court heard. PC Michael Tovell made up a report on a fictitious assault in the grounds of St Laurence-in-Thanet Church in...
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