Former Gainsborough Police officer charged over indecent images

Published on 22 June 2023, by Gainsboroughlive | No comments yet |

PC Matthew Townell, who served in Gainsborough, was charged after an investigation by the force’s Protecting Vulnerable People unit, police said.

The 41-year-old is accused of distributing two indecent Category C still images while he was off-duty in June 2022.

Mr Townell is on bail and due to appear at Lincoln Crown Court on 27 June.

Lincolnshire Police said he resigned from the force before he was charged.

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