Herts police officer from Stevenage found guilty of manipulating crime victims into sex

PC Simon Salway is on trial at Luton Crown Court after being charged with seven counts of misconduct

PC Simon Salway is on trial at Luton Crown Court after being charged with seven counts of misconduct in public office. Picture: South Beds News Agency - Credit: SOUTH BEDS NEWS AGENCY 01582 572

A Herts police officer from Stevenage has been found guilty of manipulating vulnerable crime victims into sex.

Simon Salway was today found guilty at Luton Crown Court of six counts of misconduct in public office with regards to five women who had contacted police for help between 2006 and 2014.

The 39-year-old – who was acquitted of one of the charges – has been given conditional bail and will return for sentencing at Luton Crown Court on Tuesday, January 5.