7th November 2017
A serving Cheshire police officer has been charged following a police investigation into an allegation of rape.
The charge relates to an incident reported to officers on Friday, 3 November in Crewe.
29 year old Ian Naude from Shropshire was arrested on Saturday after concerns were raised to Police. He was suspended the following day.
The victim is a 13-year-old girl and she is receiving specialist care and support.
Naude appeared at South Cheshire Magistrates Court on Monday, where he was remanded in custody. He’s due in court at Chester Crown Court on Monday December 4th.
Cheshire Constabulary has referred the matter to the Independent Police Complaints Commission who say they’re assessing whether an investigation is required.