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‘Absolutely livid’: Curtis Scott to take action against police in body-cam video – Sydney Morning Herald

Five police assault charges against Scott were withdrawn by police in Downing Centre Local Court on Wednesday, after body-worn footage revealed the Canberra centre was unlawfully handcuffed at Moore Park on January 27.

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Scott was arrested after falling asleep under a tree following an Australia Day party at the Ivy. Police were called to the scene by a security guard at the SCG and later pepper-sprayed the 22-year-old.
He was subsequently charged with seven offences, including the assault of two police officers.
A 72-second clip, which was played in court on Wednesday, showed police arriving at the scene to find Scott asleep under a tree with his arms folded in a floral blue and white shirt as officers tried …

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