West Yorkshire Police officer Josh Perkins to face misconduct hearing for 'inappropriately touching' colleagues on a night out

A West Yorkshire Police officer is to face a misconduct hearing after it is alleged he inappropriately touched a number of colleagues on a night out.

PC Josh Perkins is alleged to have breached the Standards of Professional Behaviour in relation to Authority, Respect, Courtesy and Discreditable conduct.

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A statement on the West Yorkshire Police website states: "During a social event on Thursday, March 12, to Friday, March 13, it is alleged that the officer inappropriately touched a number of colleagues."

The hearing will take place on July 5, and is expected to last a number of days.

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