Serving Met Police officer is charged with anal and oral rape 

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Serving Met Police officer is charged with anal and oral rape

  • Met Police special constable Paul Hoile, 40, has been charged with rape
  • The alleged attack took place in Lilleshall near Newport, Shropshire, on July 5
  • Hoile was arrested in Benfleet, Essex, at around 10.30pm on the following day
  • The incident has been referred to the Independent Office for Police Conduct
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A special constable serving with the Metropolitan Police has been charged with rape after an alleged attack near Newport, Shropshire.

Paul Hoile, 40, has been charged with anal rape, two counts of oral rape and an offence under section four of the Sexual Offences Act.

He is due to appear at Kidderminster Magistrates’ Court tomorrow after an incident in Lilleshall, Shropshire, on Tuesday, July 5.

Special constable Hoile was arrested in Benfleet, Essex, at around 10.30pm on the following day and transferred to Telford custody.

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He is based in the Metropolitan Police’s North West Command Unit.

Paul Hoile, 40, has been charged with anal rape, two counts of oral rape and an offence under section four of the Sexual Offences Act. He is due to appear at Kidderminster Magistrates' Court (pictured) tomorrow

Paul Hoile, 40, has been charged with anal rape, two counts of oral rape and an offence under section four of the Sexual Offences Act. He is due to appear at Kidderminster Magistrates’ Court (pictured) tomorrow

The Met’s Directorate of Professional Standards has been made aware and Hoile has been suspended from duty.

The incident has been referred to the Independent Office for Police Conduct by West Mercia Police and the Metropolitan Police.

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Officers are satisfied there is no risk to the public but visible patrols have been increased across Lilleshall and Newport.

Anyone with any concerns about a sexual offence, either recently or in the past, is urged to contact police on 101 or visit here.

In the event of an emergency, always call 999. 

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