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Suit accuses Des Moines officer of punching groom

by KIX101.1 /1230 KFJB News Department posted Jan 2 2014 7:43AM
~DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) - A Des Moines police officer charged with domestic abuse is facing a lawsuit alleging he repeatedly punched a suspect who was on the ground.
 
     The Des Moines Register (http://dmreg.co/KjQ7dl ) reports that John Twombly alleges he was assaulted by officer Cody Grimes at Twombly's 2011 wedding reception.
 
     A spokesman says Des Moines police investigated but found no wrongdoing by Grimes.
 
     Grimes is charged with domestic abuse causing injury after an altercation with his ex-girlfriend.
 
     Twombly's lawsuit alleges, Twombly was involved in an altercation with a groomsman at the reception. An off-duty officer who was providing security called Grimes for backup.
 
     The lawsuit claims Grimes threw Twombly against a wall and took him to the floor, held his head and punched him.
 
     Grimes admits he struck Twombly but says it was self-defense.
 
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01/02/2014 7:43AM
Suit accuses Des Moines officer of punching groom
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