Police dropped internal probe into mishandling of Arthur Labinjo-Hughes abuse tip-off

POLICE have dropped an internal probe into the actions of officers who mishandled a child abuse tip-off about tragic Arthur Labinjo-Hughes.

Arthur’s uncle Daniel Hughes told cops he was concerned the six-year-old was being mistreated and sent in pictures of bruising on the lad’s body.

But West Midlands Police threatened him with arrest if he breached lockdown by trying to return to the boy’s home and shut down the case log.

Family members made an official complaint and the Independent Office for Police Conduct launched an inquiry.

The IOPC said the probe concluded in June.

A spokesman added: “Throughout our investigation, all officers were treated as witnesses and we found no indication any individual behaved in a manner that

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