Tribal policeman accused of sex abuse sentenced to 6 months

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(Source: Scottsdale Police Department) (Source: Scottsdale Police Department)
Jay Hun Wu (Source: Scottsdale Police Department) Jay Hun Wu (Source: Scottsdale Police Department)
SCOTTSDALE, AZ (AP) -

A former Salt River Police Department officer accused of sexually abusing a woman in his custody last year has been sentenced to six months in jail and lifetime probation.

[RELATED: Salt River police officer facing sex abuse charges]

Jay Hun Wu pleaded guilty in June to attempt to commit unlawful sexual conduct. He was sentenced on Friday and must also register as a sex offender.

Scottsdale police arrested Wu in May 2016 on suspicion of kidnapping, sexual abuse, assault, tampering with physical evidence and other charges.

Police say a 43-year-old woman reported that Wu sexually abused her in March 2016 after Wu gave her a courtesy ride home when she was the subject of an investigation.

Wu had pleaded not guilty to the charges a month after his arrest.

[READ MORE: Salt River police officer pleads not guilty in sexual abuse case]

The Salt River Police Department serves the Salt River Pima-Maricopa Indian Community.

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