Former police officer jailed for sexual assaults

A former Cleveland Police officer has been jailed for 19 years for a string of sexual assaults and child abuse. Wayne Scott attacked one of his victims seven times over many years, while off duty.

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Judge: Ex-officer jailed for rape was 'manipulative'

Sentencing ex-policeman Wayne Scott at Newcastle Crown Court, Judge James Goss QC described him as manipulative, controlling and domineering.

"Your offending has had an enormous impact on the wellbeing, confidence and lives of those against whom you offended, destroying their lives," he said.

Scott's offences came to light after he was dismissed by Cleveland Police when a member of the public complained about him touching her sexually while he was on duty.

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