North Yorkshire police officer on career break is arrested
11:10am 12th October 2011
A woman who used to work for North Yorkshire police as a constable has been arrested in Selby
A spokesman from the force says the 39 year old woman was on a career break and wasn't currently working for North Yorkshire police
On Monday she was arrested by them on suspicion of Misconduct in Public office and fraud.
The police wont comment any further as the investigation continues.
The police say the woman has now been released on bail to allow for further enquiries.
North Yorkshire police statement:
A spokesman for North Yorkshire Police said:
“We can confirm that a 39-year-old woman from the Selby area was arrested by officers from North Yorkshire Police’s Professional Standards Unit on Monday 10 October 2011. She has been arrested on suspicion of misconduct in a public office and fraud.
“The woman has been released on bail to allow for further police enquiries.
“The woman who has been arrested is on a career break and not currently employed by North Yorkshire Police.”
“As this is an ongoing investigation it is inappropriate to comment further.”
|Get the latest local news direct to your inbox.
Sign up now for our email updates.