Cop In Court

A police officer will appear in court today charged with misconduct in public office.
Intelligence officer Detective Constable Simon Abell is alleged to have sent sexually explicit text messages and carried out sexually inappropriate behaviour against a woman between November 2011 and August 2012, Nottinghamshire Police said.
The force confirmed the 41-year-old, who was based at Sutton-in-Ashfield, Nottinghamshire, has been suspended from duty.
Abell, on police bail, will appear before Nottingham Magistrates Court charged with four counts of misconduct in a public office.