Met Police officer facing rape and sex assault charges

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A police constable has been charged with six counts of rape and one count of indecent assault.

Adam Provan, 38, of the Metropolitan Police, is alleged to have assaulted three females aged from 15 to 20 between 2002 and 2016, a force spokesman said.

He has been charged with one count of indecent assault relating to an incident in 2002 with a girl who was 15 at the time, two counts of rape in 2010 with a 16-year-old, and four counts of rape in 2016 with a woman aged 20.

Provan, who has been suspended from duty, was previously attached to the East Area Command Unit based in Barking and Dagenham borough.

He was due to appear in custody at Barkingside Magistrates' Court on Wednesday, police added.