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PC uses sign language to de-escalate furious axe man

Officer confronts deaf burglar as he raised weapon to attack her sergeant.

PC Christine Fortt and Sergeant Jonathan Pursey

PC Christine Fortt and Sergeant Jonathan Pursey

Date - 12th July 2018
By - Sophie Garrod - Police Oracle
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A quick-thinking police officer used sign language to calm a man trying to attack her colleague with an axe. Gwent Sergeant Jonathan Pursey and PC Christine Fortt, had been called to reports of a burglary at a house in Caerphilly last year. A man...
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