Lancashire Pc Thomas Hatton charged with drug dealing

A Lancashire police officer has been charged with drug dealing, the Independent Police Complaints Commission has confirmed.

Thomas Hatton, a Pc based in Blackpool, has been charged with 11 offences.

They include being concerned in the supply of cannabis, possessing anabolic steroids with intent to supply and perverting the course of justice.

He is also charged with eight counts of misconduct in public office relating to the access of police information.

Hatton, 24, was suspended by Lancashire Police in May.

He is due to appear before Liverpool magistrates in July.

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