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Jury still out on accused PC; INBRIEF.

A JURY was due to resume deliberations today in the trial of a police officer accused of raping and sexually abusing vulnerable women - including a young Teesside mum. PC Stephen Mitchell, 42, was found not guilty of three counts of rape, two of indecent assault and two of misconduct in a public office on Friday. The jury at Newcastle Crown Court is continuing to consider verdicts on a further two counts of rape, four of indecent assault and 13 of misconduct. After three days of deliberation the jury was told by Mr Justice Wilkie he would accept majority verdicts on the remaining charges.
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Publication:Evening Gazette (Middlesbrough, England)
Date:Nov 22, 2010
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