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Thames Valley Police officer faces computer misuse charge

A Thames Valley Police officer has been charged with computer misuse and data protection offences.

PC Matthew Oaten, 29, who works in Banbury, has been accused of committing some of the offences while on duty.

He faces two counts of computer misuse and two counts of breaching the Data Protection Act between February 2013 and May this year.

PC Oaten, who has been suspended, is due before Basingstoke magistrates on 5 November.

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