Cumbria Police officer charged with Warwickshire rape

A police officer has been charged with rape and indecent assault.

Nicholas Doherty, 41, of Barrow-in-Furness, is due to appear before magistrates in Leamington Spa later.

The Cumbria Police officer was arrested at his home in November. The offences were allegedly committed in Warwickshire and Cumbria.

Warwickshire Police said he had been charged with a rape alleged to have taken place in Stratford upon Avon in February 2012.

The indecent assault is alleged to have happened in Cumbria in December 1999.

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