Hastings police officer to stand trial on Monday

A Hastings based police officer currently under suspension will stand trial at Chichester Crown Court on Monday (May 17th).

PC Steven Lodge, 39, will face two allegations of sexual touching and one count of voyeurism.

The alleged offence occurred when Lodge was off duty between 2018 and 2019 and the victims are known to him.

PC Lodge may face further disciplinary proceedings following the conclusion of the court case.

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