A HAMPSHIRE police officer is due to appear at crown court accused of sexually assaulting a woman. 

Liam Porter is alleged to have assaulted a woman while on duty in Clanfield in January of this year.

He appeared at Basingstoke Magistrates' Court in July and is now expected to stand before Isleworth Crown Court on Tuesday, August 9.

The 40-year-old is suspended from duty at present.