Cop cleared of nicking £90 after he made an ‘honest mistake.’


A ‘slapdash’ police officer who forgot to hand in £90 given in by an honest member of the public at Westfield Shopping Centre has been cleared of theft. PC Christopher Kershaw, 41, was shopped by a junior colleague after he trousered the wad of notes found by a Deliveroo courier at the mall in Stratford, east London. He told jurors at Southwark Crown Court he simply ‘forgot’ about the cash which remained in the pocket as the trousers hung in…

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