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Serving police constable charged

News   •   May 18, 2020 16:42 BST

A serving officer has been charged with sexual offences.

PC Rudvelle Walters, 47, who is attached to the North West Command Unit, will appear at Willesden Magistrates’ Court on Tuesday, 11 August charged with sexual assault on a female and attempted sexual assault on a female, both contrary to Section 3(1) of the Sexual Offences Act 2003.

The incident was reported to have happened on Tuesday, 5 February 2019 at about 0600hrs at a hotel on the High Road in Wembley, when the officer was on duty.

The Met’s Directorate of Professional Standards was informed and the officer arrested on 5 February 2019.

The Met made a mandatory referral to the Independent Office for Police Conduct (IOPC) which investigated the incident and sent its report to the Crown Prosecution Service which decide to proceed with his prosecution.

PC Walters was formally charged on Tuesday 19 May.

He is currently on restricted duties and his status is being reviewed.