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Police: New London police officer arrested for assaulting handcuffed man

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NEW LONDON, Conn. (WTNH) — A New London police officer is facing charges for allegedly striking a handcuffed man.

According to police, Officer Deana Nott, 50, was arrested on a warrant on Monday for hitting the man while he was sitting handcuffed in the back of a police cruiser.

Officials say Nott was on duty when she struck the man on June 22, 2016.

Police say the 37-year-old man, who was arrested after a domestic disturbance, sustained a cut to his lower lip but refused medical treatment following the incident. According to police, the man did not file a complaint with the police department.

Nott is facing one count of Assault in the Third Degree.

She was released on a written promise to appear in court on Feb. 1.

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