Former officer ‘sexually assaulted by colleague in police car’ was ‘accused of lying’ by investigator

Former officer ‘sexually assaulted by colleague in police car’ was ‘accused of lying’ by investigator

An ex-police officer has said that she was accused of lying when she reported being sexually assaulted by a colleague.

Rhianon Argent, who left the force in 2013, says that she was sexually assaulted by an acting sergeant in a police car in a forest at night when she worked as a constable in Hampshire.

The acting sergeant was given a formal written warning after a misconduct hearing.

Ms Argent has claimed that a police investigator in a professional standards department accused her of lying about the incident, saying that he was looking to “gaslight” her into “dropping everything.”

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