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GMP officer arrested following allegations he abused his position
Tuesday 19th February 2019 @ 09:56 by Lauren Entwistle

A police constable from Greater Manchester Police was arrested yesterday (Monday 18 February) on suspicion of a number of offences following allegations that he abused his position for sexual purpose.

The officer, aged 32, was arrested by the Independent Office for Police Conduct (IPOC) investigatory team at an address in Tameside and has been detained for questioning.

The officer’s home address is also being searched.

The PC was arrested on suspicion of: corrupt or other improper exercise of police powers and privileges, coercive and controlling behaviour in an intimate relationship, harassment, misconduct in public office and an offence contrary to the Data Protection Act.

The arrest follows a recent referral from GMP and is not linked to any other ongoing investigation.

No further details have been revealed.