The Tasmania Police officer has been stood down. Picture: iStock
The Tasmania Police officer has been stood down. Picture: iStock

Cop accused of sexual assault stood down

A police officer in Tasmania is being investigated in relation to an alleged sexual assault.

In a statement released on Friday afternoon, Deputy Commissioner Scott Tilyard said the incident "is alleged to have occurred off duty".

"The officer has been stood down pending the outcome of the investigation," he said.

"It is not appropriate to make further comment."

Tasmania Police Deputy Commissioner Scott Tilyard said the officer has been stood down. Picture: Zak Simmonds
Tasmania Police Deputy Commissioner Scott Tilyard said the officer has been stood down. Picture: Zak Simmonds

 

Originally published as Cop accused of sexual assault stood down



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