A serving officer has been charged as part of an investigation led by officers from the Met’s South West Command Unit.

PC Emeri Ratucoko, who is attached to the Central West Command Unit, was charged by post on Monday, 30 May, with sexual assault and a public order offence.

He will appear at Wimbledon Magistrates’ Court on Tuesday, 28 June.

The charge relates to an investigation into a report that a woman was sexually assaulted at a bar in Kingston in February 2022.

PC Ratucoko was off-duty at the time of the incident.

He has been placed on restricted duties while criminal proceedings are ongoing. In his role he has no face to face contact with the public and no involvement in the investigation of sexual offences.