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Police officer charged after 'sexually assaulting woman whilst on duty'
4 July 2022, 11:16 | Updated: 4 August 2022, 15:33
A serving police officer has been charged after allegedly sexually assaulting a female whilst on duty.
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Hampshire police revealed on Monday that PC Liam Porter has been charged following an alleged incident in Clanfield, East Hampshire, on 18 January.
The 40-year-old officer is due to appear before Basingstoke Magistrates Court next Tuesday.
The police force confirmed the officer has been suspended from duty following the charge.
A police spokesman said: "A man has been charged with sexual assault on a female following an incident in Clanfield on January 18.
"Liam Porter, aged 40, is a serving police officer and the offence is alleged to have occurred while the officer was on duty.
"He will appear before Basingstoke Magistrates Court on Tuesday, July 12."