Cambridgeshire Police detective charged with sexual assaults

A Cambridgeshire Police detective has appeared in court charged with nine counts of sexual assault.

Det Sgt Matt Swash, 40, from March, appeared at Hatfield Magistrates' Court on Thursday.

The alleged offences relate to more than one person and cover the period between December 2009 and January 2014.

Mr Swash, who has been suspended from duty, was based at March Police Station. He has been bailed to appear at St Albans Crown Court on 10 April.

Cambridgeshire Police said no charge had been brought against the officer following an investigation into alleged misconduct in a public office.

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