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Met Police officer charged with false imprisonment and threats to kill

A Metropolitan Police officer has appeared in court charged with six counts of false imprisonment and two counts of threats to kill.

PC Isaque Rodrigues-Leite, who is part of the Roads and Transport Policing Command, is also charged with one count of coercive and controlling behaviour with fear of violence and one count of criminal damage.

He appeared at Croydon Magistrates’ Court on Thursday, January 27 where he pleaded not guilty to all charges.

The incident was initially investigated by the South Area BCU.

PC Rodrigues-Leite was bailed and will next appear at Croydon Crown Court on Monday, 14 November. He has been suspended from duty.

Specialist officers are providing support to the victim in this allegation and this will continue during and following the court process.

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