Humberside Police officers face misconduct hearing for '˜using excessive force'

Two East Yorkshire police officers, accused of using excessive force while detaining a member of the public, are due to face a misconduct hearing.

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Police Sergeant Christopher Wright and Police Constable Lee Curtis of Humberside Police will answer an allegation that their conduct amounted to a breach of the Standards of Professional Behaviour in respect of Use of Force contrary to the Police (Conduct) Regulations 2012.

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It is alleged that inappropriate and excessive force was used during the process of detaining a member of the public following arrest.

The four-day hearing will start on June 6 from 10am.