JUST IN: Former Cop PC Benjamin Mace Due In Court Charged With Sexual Assault

A Former Cambridgeshire Constabulary officer is due in court following an investigation by the Independent Office for Police Conduct (IOPC).

Police Constable (PC) Benjamin Mace, aged 38, has been charged with one count of sexual assault by touching, contrary to Section 3, Sexual Offences Act 2003. The charge relates to an allegation that, while off duty, he sexually assaulted a woman after they had met on an online dating app.

Our investigation began in May 2020 following a referral from the force and at the conclusion of our investigation in January 2021, we submitted a file to the Crown Prosecution Service (CPS) to consider charges. The CPS made the decision to charge PC Mace in January 2022.

He is due to appear before Chelmsford Magistrates Court on Wednesday, 16 February.

Cambridgeshire Constabulary
  • Stats since 1st January 2022
  • 14 Misconduct Hearings
    93% held in public

Cambridgeshire Constabulary is the territorial police force responsible for law enforcement within Cambridgeshire and Peterborough in the United Kingdom.