The accusations against PC 1609 Peter Willdigg date back almost 15 years
PC Peter Willdigg faces misconduct hearing over ‘sexual activity with vulnerable assault victim’
A police officer is facing allegations he engaged in sexual activity with the “vulnerable” victim of an assault.
North Wales Police officer PC Peter Willdigg will appear before a police misconduct hearing next week after being accused of committing gross misconduct almost 15 years ago.
He is alleged to have given the victim of an assault his personal phone number before engaging in sexual activity with her.
In a notice issued ahead of the hearing, North Wales Police said:
“Constable 1609 Willdigg is facing the following allegation.
“During April 2006 PC Willdigg was investigating an allegation of assault involving a vulnerable female victim.
“As a result of that incident PC Willdigg provided the female with his personal phone number and exchanged text messages, thereafter he engaged in sexual activity with the female.
“It is alleged that PC Willdigg has breached the standards of professional behavior relating to – discreditable conduct, honesty and integrity.
Police said that the chairman of the hearing has
“determined to exclude members of the public from the hearing in order to facilitate the proper conduct of proceedings and to preserve the anonymity of vulnerable individuals”.
The hearing will take place privately at 10am on Tuesday, September 1, 2020, at St Asaph Police Station.