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    I am writing a letter before action to take legal civil action against Metropolitan police for assaulting a disabled person.

    Riot police were filling up the streets and aggressively forcing protestors to move on.

    The riot police were lining up in rows and then charging at people. A disabled person who has cystic fibrosis was not able to run away from police, so was walking away, and the police hit him with their shields as the person was not able to get out of the way in time.

    I am using the equality act 2010 and trespass to the person.

    The problem I am having is that I can't find precedent for this. This sort of thing must have been taken to court before, but all my searching can not find any case law.

    I need something along the lines of a disabled person being assaulted for being slower than other people to move out the way.

    Does anyone here know the precedent for this in a civil case, and know what amount of compensation I should be asking for.

    Thanks


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