Nottingham

Hucknall police officer Chris Young denies sex charges

PC Chris Young
Image caption PC Chris Young denies eight charges of sexual misconduct

A Nottinghamshire Police officer has denied a number of sexual misconduct charges at a short hearing.

PC Chris Young, 46, from Nottingham, appeared at Derby Crown Court charged with committing sexual misconduct in a public office in 2012 and seven other "like" charges.

He was bailed until 24 November for a trial expected to last two weeks.

Mr Young, who was based in Hucknall and has also worked in Worksop, is currently suspended from duty .

At the hearing on Wednesday morning, the court was told he faced one count of sexual misconduct in a public office and seven similar counts, the details of which have not been finalised.

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