THE case of a Hampshire police officer accused of sexual assault has been moved from Basingstoke Magistrates' Court to Westminster Magistrates' Court.

Liam Porter, 40, is a serving police officer and has been charged with sexual assault on a woman following an incident in Clanfield, East Hampshire, on January 18.

READ MORE: Police officer to appear at Basingstoke Magistrates' Court for sexual assault

A Hampshire Constabulary spokesperson said the department has been made aware that Tuesday's (July 12) hearing of PC Porter’s case has been moved to Westminster Magistrates' Court.

PC Porter is currently suspended from duty.

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