MPS officer charged with sexual communication with a child
An officer serving with the Metropolitan Police Service (MPS) has been charged with sexual communication with a child.
Police Constable Will Scott-Barrett, who is based in the MPS’s Intelligence command, will appear at Westminster Magistrates’ Court today (December 20).
He was charged on Tuesday, November 16 following an investigation by the MPS’s Online Child Sexual Abuse and Exploitation Command.
The charge relates to an allegation made in February 2021, and relates to conduct while PC Scott-Barrett was off-duty.
The MPS Directorate of Professional Standards has been informed.
PC Scott-Barrett was suspended from duty after the initial allegation was made.