A Merton police officer who was convicted of rape following a trial in the High Court of Antigua and Barbuda, has been dismissed from the Met without notice.

The Special Case Hearing of Police Constable Lee Martin-Cramp, attached to Merton, concluded on Thursday afternoon.

PC Martin-Cramp was not in attendance.

The panel heard allegations that PC Martin-Cramp's conduct amounted to a breach of the standards of professional behaviour in respect of discreditable conduct and honesty and integrity.

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The allegations were found as proven and PC Martin-Cramp was dismissed without notice.

PC Martin-Cramp was found guilty of one count of rape after a trial in Antigua which concluded on May 23.

He is due to be sentenced in Antigua on Thursday, July 11