West Yorkshire Police officer charged with rape and sexual assault

A West Yorkshire Police officer has been charged with rape and sexual assault.

A West Yorkshire Police officer has been charged with rape and sexual assault.

Police Sergeant Ben Lister, who is based in Bradford, has been charged with one count of rape and one count of sexual assault.

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He will appear at Bradford Magistrates' Court on March 24.

West Yorkshire Police confirmed he is currently suspended from the force.