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2014

University students accuse police of attacking tuition fee protest

Three people have been arrested and police officers accused of using force including a Taser and pepper spray.  Students at the University of Warwick have said they were sitting down and discussing tuition fees when the police arrived.

Helena Dunnett-Orridge told The Guardian, “They pushed people to the ground and grabbed a girl by the throat using her scarf. They also used CS spray in my friend’s face and had Tasers. They started physically pushing and carrying people out. They dragged me out with them.”

West Midlands police tweeted later on to say that  a Taser was drawn but “not deployed”

 

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