Former Humberside Police officer jailed for sex attacks

Lee Kershaw
Image caption Lee Kershaw committed the sexual assaults between 2007 and 2008 while serving with Humberside Police

A former police officer has been jailed for three years for committing four sexual assaults while serving as an officer in East Yorkshire.

Lee Kershaw, 37, was sentenced at Sheffield Crown Court for the assaults, which happened between 2007 and 2008.

Kershaw was based at Hornsea police station in East Yorkshire at the time.

He was also found guilty of four counts of misconduct in a public office by engaging in sexual activity and committing the assaults while on duty.

He was found not guilty on seven counts.

Humberside Police said Kershaw was dismissed from the force in May 2009.

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