Richmond police officer found not guilty of sex crime

Richmond police officer found not guilty of sex crime
Officer Michael Bryson. (Source: Richmond Police Department)

RICHMOND, VA (WWBT) - A Richmond police officer was found not guilty Thursday of a misdemeanor sexual battery charge.

Officer Michael Bryson had been with the department since July 2018 when a complaint was filed alleging misconduct in March.

After an investigation, Bryson was indicted by a grand jury in May on one count of misdemeanor sexual battery.

He was found not guilty during a trial on July 18.

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