Police officer arrested on suspicion of sexually assaulting woman in patrol car on duty 

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Serving Greater Manchester Police officer, 47, is arrested on suspicion of sexually assaulting woman in patrol car while on duty

Officer has been accused of assaulting a woman in a patrol car while on duty He had already been suspended amid allegations about his conduct at work47-year-old man remains in custody where he is being questioned by detectives 

By Amie Gordon For Mailonline

Published: 11:06 BST, 9 April 2021 | Updated: 11:07 BST, 9 April 2021

A serving Greater Manchester Police officer has been arrested on suspicion of sexual assault.

The 47-year-old man remains in custody where he is being questioned by detectives.

The officer had already been suspended from duty following allegations about his conduct in the workplace, but has now been accused of assaulting a woman in a patrol car while on duty. 

The officer has been arrested on suspicion of sexual assault and remains in police custody where he is being questioned by detectives.

A serving Greater Manchester Police officer has been arrested on suspicion of sexual assault. Pictured, GMP headquarters in Newton Heath

The officer has now been accused of assaulting a woman in a patrol car while on duty (file photo)

It follows an investigation by the force's Professional Standards Branch into alleged misconduct.

A spokesperson for Greater Manchester Police said: 'We can confirm we have received reports of misconduct in the workplace against a serving GMP officer, who has been suspended following these allegations.

'An investigation is underway by our Professionals Standards Branch and a 47-year-old man has been arrested on suspicion of sexual assault as part of our enquiries.

'He remains in custody for questioning.'

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