CPD officer acquitted of assault, abduction & kidnapping

CPD officer acquitted of assault, abduction & kidnapping

CLEVELAND, OH (WOIO) - Cuyahoga County Judge Timothy McCormick found Officer David Manns not guilty of several charges including felonious assault.

Manns, a Cleveland police officer, was off-duty when he was accused of assaulting a woman near West 45th and Detroit on March 18.

The victim, 31, received medical care at Fairview Hospital for a separated shoulder and needed stitches to close a laceration.

Manns was also acquitted of kidnapping and abduction. His bench trial lasted three days.

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