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Wiltshire officers who shot man carrying air pistol cleared by IOPC

The non-fatal shooting of a man by Wiltshire Police during a robbery in Swindon in June last year was "necessary and proportionate", an investigation by the IOPC has found.

Assistant Chief Constable Deb Smith welcomed the findings and praised all the officers and staff involved

Assistant Chief Constable Deb Smith welcomed the findings and praised all the officers and staff involved

Date - 3rd February 2021
By - Chloe Livadeas
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Wiltshire Police were called to reports that a man had stolen a lorry at gun point at Rivermead Industrial Estate, Westlea shortly after 5pm on 16 June 2020.  They intercepted the lorry in the Rivermead Industrial Estate, in...
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