Three prosecutors advised against charging a man with assault after an incident at the Victor Harbor Police Station, but he was prosecuted anyway and acquitted after a trial, a court has heard.
- SA Police were advised not to charge Nathan Cross with assault after an incident while in custody
- Charges were laid in 2017, but Mr Cross was acquitted in 2020
- He is now suing SA Police and is seeking documents on why he was charged in the first place
Nathan Cross, 43, is suing South Australia Police in the District Court, claiming he was knocked unconscious by police officers who slammed his head into a charge counter in 2017.
Following the incident, Mr Cross was charged with assaulting police.
But after a three-year legal fight, he was…
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