Former police officer charged with theft of seized cash

A former police officer has been charged with fraud offences and perverting the course of justice. Stock photo.
A former police officer has been charged with fraud offences and perverting the course of justice. Stock photo.

A former police officer has been charged with offences relating to the theft of seized cash from a police property store.

Andrew Roberts has been charged with nine fraud offences and two offences of perverting the course of justice.

The 53-year-old is due to appear at Leeds Magistrates on November 20.

Mr Roberts no longer works for the force.