Oldham police officer charged with theft

Date published: 24 October 2021

A serving Greater Manchester Police officer has been charged with theft.

PC Edward Ballantyne-Rowland, who works in GMP's Oldham district, has been charged with three counts of theft relating to incidents in October-December 2020 and has been bailed to appear at Manchester and Salford Magistrates Court on 18 November 2021.

PC Ballantyne-Rowland, 24, remains suspended from duty pending the outcome of the criminal proceedings.

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