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Defendants acquitted of attempted murder of two police officers
Gary Grant secured the acquittal of Bernard Baldwin on charges of attempted murder of two police officers and firearms offences following a shooting in Leighton Buzzard. The defendant asserted he had mistaken the officers for burglars and had used only reasonable force to effect a citizen's arrest. The jury at Luton Crown Court unanmously acquitted the defendant. The case was widely reported in the national press.