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Rotherham Police Officer Charged With Child Sex Offence
A South Yorkshire Police officer who used to be based in Rotherham has been charged with a child sex offence, the force has revealed.
29 year old Pc Daniel Cookson, appeared at Leeds Magistrates' Court charged with causing a 15-year-old girl to engage in sexual activity, the force said in a statement.
Cookson, who was arrested in November, was charged on August 21.
The force said he was 'previously based in Rotherham.'
It said the charge relates to an alleged offence committed between March and November last year and Cookson was suspended when he was arrested in November.
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