Policeman charged with sex offences
A high-ranking police officer has been charged with sexual offences against a child, his force said.
Inspector Russell Dew from Nottinghamshire Police is accused of two counts of sexual activity with a child which are alleged to have taken place in Newark, Notts, over the past year.
The 44-year-old, who is based at Mansfield police station, was arrested on Thursday.
He will appear at Sheffield Magistrates' Court on Monday, Nottinghamshire Police said.