Hackney policeman convicted of harassment

James Petevinou was convicted of one count of harassment

James Petevinou was convicted of one count of harassment - Credit: PA Wire/Press Association Images

A detective based in Stoke Newington has been convicted of harassing a woman earlier this year.

Det con James Petevinou, 48, was found guilty of one count of harassment and acquitted of another following a hearing at Westminster Magistrates’ court yesterday.

Petevinou was arrested in February and subsequently charged.

The officer remains suspended from duty.

He will be sentenced on November 20 .