Former police officer convicted of sexual assault

A former Essex Police officer has been convicted of sexual assault following a trial at Chelmsford Crown Court.

The investigation began after an incident was reported in March 2022.

Ex-PC Steven Tissier, 37, was alleged to have carried out the assault at a property in Boreham whilst off duty.

He denied the charge but was found guilty by a jury today (Thursday February 15).

He is due to be sentenced on Friday March 8.