Police officer ordered to pay more than £4,000 for jumping taxi in Croydon

A POLICE officer has been ordered to pay more than £4,000 after a jury found her guilty of jumping a taxi without paying in Croydon.

24 MARCH 2016 | BY POLLYAW FOR CROYDON ADVERTISER



PC Nicola Elston, 28, a serving Metropolitan Police officer attached to Lambeth borough, was found guilty today following a three-day trial at Southwark Crown Court.

The jury found her guilty of making off without payment of a taxi fare in Croydon on June 27, but not guilty of assault. She had pleaded not guilty to both offences.

PC Nicola Elston is a serving Metropolitan Police officer attached to Lambeth borough.

PC Nicola Elston is a serving Metropolitan Police officer attached to Lambeth borough.

A Met spokesman said the officer remains restricted. “Now that the criminal proceedings have been completed we will be able to complete our misconduct process,” he said.

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