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Bexley police officer Steven Rea charged with beating 14-year-old suspect
A BEXLEY policeman will appear in court on Thursday charged with beating a teenage suspect.
Steven Rea, 39, has been summonsed to Westminster Magistrates Court charged with two counts of assault by beating in relation to a 14-year-old boy.
A Directorate of Professional Standards (DPS) investigation was launched after CCTV was reviewed of the youngster being brought into custody on October 13 last year.
Rea, who is ranked as a Sergeant, is currently suspended from duty.