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Four security workers employed by Sefton council have appeared in court on charges of voyeurism and misconduct of office, following allegations that they manipulated security cameras to spy on a woman in her own home.

One man has pleaded guilty to the charge of voyeurism and will be sentenced later, the other three are denying counts of voyeurism and misconduct of public office. The case has been adjourned, and trial will commence on December 5th.