Chelmsford officer to face no further action

Elizabeth Surrey will now face no further action. Credit: ITV

A female prison officer at HMP Chelmsford who was accused of having an inappropriate relationship with an inmate will not face any further action.

Elizabeth Surrey denied misconduct in public office, over claims she had a relationship with a male inmate at the category B jail, during previous appearances at Chelmsford Crown Court.

The Crown Prosecution Service has now withdrawn the allegations.