Warwickshire Police officer based in Rugby taken off frontline duties after assault charge

PC Corey Smith charged with actual bodily harm

PC Corey Smith was a response officer based at Rugby Police Station at the time of the incident
PC Corey Smith was a response officer based at Rugby Police Station at the time of the incident

An officer from Warwickshire Police has been charged with causing actual bodily harm.

PC Corey Smith, who was a response officer based at Rugby Police Station at the time of the incident, is alleged to have assaulted a man after arresting him in Bourton-on-Dunsmore in May 2021.

He was due to appear at Warwick Crown Court today (Monday).

PC Smith has been taken off frontline duties pending the outcome of the trial and misconduct proceedings.