A police officer stands outside a house in Portsmouth, southern England October 14, 2014. REUTERS/Kieran Doherty
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Officers were called to the hotel, which also operates as a hostel for homeless people, at around 1:30 a.m. after receiving a report that a man was attacking a woman.A spokeswoman for the Association of Chief Police Officers (Acpo) said that up until now, there have been no deaths attributable to Taser use recorded in the UK."There have been deaths where Taser has been used, but inquests have revealed these people have died from other injuries or reasons," Acpo said on its website.British police started using Tasers in 2004 and their use by specially trained officers is increasing, according to the Association of Chief Police Officers (Acpo).
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