Met officer charged with sexual assault at Hackney police premises

Police charge 21 with drugs offences. Picture: Metropolitan Police

Police charge 21 with drugs offences. Picture: Metropolitan Police - Credit: Archant

A police sergeant has been charged with sexual assault at one of the Met’s police premises in Hackney.

David Morton, 54, of the Met’s detention command, which delivers custody services, was charged on July 3 with sexual assault on a female member of police staff.

The Met has not revealed where the incident, which allegedly took place on October 15 last year, is said to have happened.

Ps Morton has been placed on restricted duties and bailed to appear at Thames Magistrates’ Court on September 28.

Become a Supporter

This newspaper has been a central part of community life for many years. Our industry faces testing times, which is why we're asking for your support. Every contribution will help us continue to produce local journalism that makes a measurable difference to our community.

Become a Supporter