Ex-Mansfield police officer Russell Dew jailed for sex offences against teenage girl

Inspector Russell Dew
Inspector Russell Dew

FORMER Mansfield police officer Russell Dew has been jailed for six years for carrying out sex offences against a 13-year-old girl.

The 44-year-old, who was based at the town’s police station, was sentenced at Nottingham Crown Court on Monday afternoon.

He admitted five counts of sexual activity with a child at a hearing last month.

Dew was suspended by Nottinghamshire Police when the offences came to light and he resigned from the force on 18th August.

See Wednesday’s Chad for full report.