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Charge update – David Carrick

24 Nov 2021
  • A man has been charged with an additional 13 offences, including rape and sexual assault

  • David Carrick, an officer with the Metropolitan Police Service, was originally arrested on Saturday 2 October before being charged with one count of rape

  • Since then, three further victims have come forward and additional charges have been secured

As part of an ongoing investigation led by detectives from the Bedfordshire, Cambridgeshire and Hertfordshire Major Crime Unit, David Carrick was charged with a further 13 offences today (Wednesday 24 November).

Carrick, aged 46 and an officer with the Metropolitan Police Service, was arrested on Saturday 2 October and originally charged with one offence of rape and subsequently remanded into custody.

However, since the start of the investigation a further three victims have now come forward.

The new charges relate to the time period 2017 to 2020 and are:

  • Three counts of rape
  • Three counts of sexual assault
  • Two counts of sexual assault by penetration
  • Two counts of coercive and controlling behaviour
  • One count of false imprisonment
  • One count of attempted sexual assault by penetration
  • One count of causing a person to engage in sexual activity without consent

Carrick will appear by video link at Westminster Magistrates’ Court on Friday 26 November in relation to these charges.

He will then appear at St Albans Crown Court on Friday 3 December for the Plea and Trial Preparation Hearing (PTPH), which should now include all the relevant charged cases.

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