Greater Manchester Police special constable, 25, appears in court charged with rape
- The alleged incident happened on Boxing Day, 2019 but was charged in July
- Mr Carson is a special constable at Greater Manchester Police Rochdale division
- On September 5 he will appear at Minshull Street Crown Court to face charges
A special constable has appeared in court today accused of rape.
Daniel Carson, 25 appeared at Manchester and Salford Magistrates’ Court and until recently, served with the Greater Manchester Police.
The alleged rape happened on Boxing Day, 2019 but he was not charged until July.
Daniel Carson, 25 appeared in court today
Greater Manchester Police said Mr Carson has been suspended from duty
Greater Manchester Police said that Mr Carson has been suspended from duty.
Mr Carson had been based within the Rochdale division of Greater Manchester Police since 2019.
Magistrates sent the case to Minshull Street Crown Court, in Manchester, where he will appear on September 5.
Further misconduct proceedings will recommence once his criminal proceedings are over.