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TRIAL SET: Met officer from Hemel Hempstead enters no plea following further charges of rape and stalking

 Published on: 17th June 2024   |   By: News Bulletin   |   Category: Uncategorized

A serving Metropolitan Police officer has appeared in crown court this week following further charges.

Jake Cummings, 25, who lives in Hemel Hempstead, appeared from custody via video link for the pre-trial preparation hearing on Tuesday, June 11. During the hearing, he heard the additional charges inclusive of one count of rape, two counts of coercive controlling behaviour, two counts of stalking, and three counts of voyeurism.

He did not enter any plea for the additional charges put to him.

All the charges including those Cummings was initially charged for relate to three victims in total; one from Hertfordshire, one from Buckinghamshire and one from Dorset.

A trial date is currently set for September 2, 2024, at St Albans Crown Court.

Anyone in Hertfordshire who has experienced sexual abuse or sexual violence can contact the Herts Sexual Assault Referral Centre (SARC) for practical and emotional support. The centre can arrange face-to-face support, sexual health referrals, and provide forensic medical examinations for those who want them. This service is open to everyone – men, women and young people, no matter how long ago the abuse occurred.

To contact Herts SARC, call the 24/7 helpline on 0808 178 4448, email or visit their website (opens in a new window).

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