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Highgate police sergeant jailed for eight months over sexual assault

PUBLISHED: 10:05 24 November 2009 | UPDATED: 16:33 07 September 2010

A POLICE sergeant from Highgate has been jailed for eight months for kissing and sexually touching a colleague at a Christmas party. David Stevens, 37, of Avenue Road, was caught masturbating the drunken male PC, who had passed out in a hotel room, when a

A POLICE sergeant from Highgate has been jailed for eight months for kissing and sexually touching a colleague at a Christmas party.

David Stevens, 37, of Avenue Road, was caught masturbating the drunken male PC, who had passed out in a hotel room, when a colleague walked in on them.

He was convicted of sexual assault by a jury at St Albans crown court last month.

Passing sentence, judge Martin Griffith told Stevens: "There is only one sentence I can pass and that sentence is one of immediate custody. You saw his drunken figure and you decided to take advantage of him."

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