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Pc charged in sex with boy claim

A Metropolitan Police constable has been charged with having sex with a teenage boy in Hampshire.

Mark Brigham, from Hackney, east London, has been suspended while the inquiry into the alleged offence, on 9 August in Portsmouth, is investigated.

The 37-year-old is due to appear before South East Hampshire magistrates on 16 October.

A Met Police spokesman said: "We can confirm a police constable has been suspended."

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