Crown rests in cop's jail sex assault trial

Ottawa police officer Steven Desjourdy leaves the Ottawa court house in Ottawa, Ont. Thursday Jan...

Ottawa police officer Steven Desjourdy leaves the Ottawa court house in Ottawa, Ont. Thursday Jan 3, 2013. Desjourdy is on trial for sexual assault. (Tony Caldwell/QMI Agency)

Megan Gillis, QMI Agency

, Last Updated: 12:02 PM ET

OTTAWA — The Crown closed its case Friday morning against a police cellblock sergeant accused of sexually assaulting a female prisoner by snipping off her shirt and bra.

What's not yet clear is whether Sgt. Steven Desjourdy will testify or call any evidence in his own defence.

Defence lawyer Michael Edelson is expected to signal his next move when the case returns to court at noon Friday.


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