A Cambridgeshire Police officer has been fined after pleading not guilty to sexual assault but guilty to common assault.
PC David Cairns-Johnstone, 28, has been sentenced after pleading guilty to common assault at Luton Crown Court today, Friday February 3.
PC Cairns-Johnstone was originally charged with one count of sexual assault. He denied the charge but admitted a lesser charge of common assault which was accepted by the Crown Prosecution Service.
He was handed a £350 fine and must pay £750 towards court costs and £250 to the victim.
He remains suspended from duty pending misconduct proceedings.