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Katie Price ‘betrayed’ after police allegedly shared ‘inappropriate’ images of son Harvey on WhatsApp

Harvey Price and Katie Price  (PA Archive)
Harvey Price and Katie Price (PA Archive)

Katie Price says she feels betrayed after police officers allegedly shared “inappropriate and derogatory” images of her son Harvey on WhatsApp.

The 44-year-old TV personality revealed the alleged misconduct by a group of Met officers on Instagram on Friday.

Harvey, 20, suffers from Prader-Willi syndrome and autism. His mum took to social media to reveal a letter sent to her from discrimination investigators in the Met’s Professional Standards Department.

It told her: "A number of Metropolitan police officers are alleged to have breached standards of professional behaviour for being part of a WhatsApp group chat that posted inappropriate and derogatory images of your son Harvey Price."

Eight officers will be subject to a misconduct hearing in London on Tuesday.

Speaking to the Sunday Mirror, Ms Price said: “These are the people who are supposed to be protecting us, people we are supposed to trust.

“It’s pure betrayal. I was in shock at first, then I felt sick, heartbroken and angry.”

She added: “It’s not enough for these people to just lose their jobs if found guilty.

“If this has happened to a vulnerable adult like Harvey, it will be happening to others.”

The hearing is due to commence on 21 February and is listed for four days.

Alongside the image of the letter, Price wrote on Instagram: "I feel I need to share this hand-delivered letter from the Metropolitan Police. It’s disgusting that police officers from here have felt the need to laugh and use disgusting content on Harvey by creating a what’s app group [sic]. I would attend this court day but I’m away."