Met Police: PC David Carrick charged with three further rapes taking total to 44 offences against 12 victims
David Carrick, 47, was previously charged with 41 offences against 11 victims - including rape and sexual assault as well as coercive and controlling behaviour - and today three more counts of rape against another woman were added to the indictment.
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David Carrick, 47, was previously charged with 41 offences against 11 victims including rape and sexual assault as well as coercive and controlling behaviour.
But he was today (Monday, May 9) charged with an additional three offences - taking the tally to 44 charges against 12 alleged victims.
Carrick was originally charged last October with the rape of a woman he was said to have messaged on dating app Tinder before meeting her in person at a pub in St Albans, Hertfordshire.
He was charged with a further 13 offences in November after three more alleged victims came forward.
In March, nine further offences, including six counts of rape relating to four women, were alleged to have taken place between 2009 and 2018.
The full charge sheet includes 16 counts of rape, five counts of sexual assault and three counts of assault by penetration.
He also faces three counts of coercive and controlling behaviour, two counts of false imprisonment, one count of attempted rape, one count of attempted sexual assault by penetration and one count of causing a person to engage in sexual activity without consent.
PC Carrick, of Stevenage, Hertfordshire, was immediately suspended by the force after he was initially arrested in October by Hertfordshire Constabulary.
Carrick will appear via video link at Westminster Magistrates’ Court later this week over the latest charges.
He has previously pleaded not guilty to all the other alleged offences during hearings at Woolwich Crown Court and St Albans Crown Court.
A spokesperson for the Met said today: “We recognise that these are extremely serious and concerning allegations.
“Referrals have been made to the Independent Office for Police Conduct (IOPC) as the investigation has progressed.
“The Met’s Directorate of Professional Standards (DPS) continues to monitor developments closely and will provide whatever support it can to Hertfordshire officers.
“National regulations dictate that any misconduct proceedings must await the outcome of the criminal case.”
Carrick was based within the Met’s Parliamentary and Diplomatic Protection Command, the armed unit stationed in Westminster, and is responsible for the protection of sensitive sites such as Downing Street.