PC Stephen Mitchell
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Rapist policeman Stephen Mitchell jailed for life

A police officer has been jailed for life for carrying out sex attacks on vulnerable women he met while on duty in Newcastle.

PC Stephen Mitchell targeted the women, including drug addicts and shoplifters, by offering to help them while they were in custody at the City's Pilgrim Street police station and then asking for sexual favours.

The BBC's Danny Savage reports.

  • 11 Jan 2011