NSW cop accused of DV assault faces court

Senior Constable David John Mainsbridge has faced Maitland Local Court on 10 charges.
Senior Constable David John Mainsbridge has faced Maitland Local Court on 10 charges.

A NSW police officer has faced court accused of multiple domestic violence offences including unlawfully using a police database.

Senior Constable David John Mainsbridge, 60, faced Maitland Local Court on Wednesday on 10 charges, including three assaults that caused actual bodily harm and three instances of intimidation.

The officer, who is attached to the traffic and highway patrol command, is also accused of unlawfully accessing the police records system in May 2018.

No plea was entered and the matter was adjourned to November 14 at Newcastle Local Court.

Mainsbridge remains on conditional bail preventing him from approaching his alleged victims.

NSW Police say the officer's employment is under review pending the case's outcome.

Australian Associated Press